Genetic Resources, Chromosome Engineering, and Crop Improvement: Medicinal Plants, Volume 6 (Hardback)Ram J. Singh (editor)
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Medicinal Plants, Volume 6 of the Genetic Resources, Chromosome Engineering, and Crop Improvement series summarizes landmark research and describes medicinal plants as nature's pharmacy.
Examines the use of molecular technology for maintaining authenticity and quality of plant-based productsDetails reports on individual medicinal plants including their history, origin, genetic resources, cytogenetics, and varietal improvement through conventional and modern methods, and their use in pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical, nutrition, and food industriesExplains how to protect plants with medicinal properties from deforestation, urbanization, overgrazing, pollution, overharvesting, and biopiracyBrings together information on germplasm resources of medicinal plants, their history, taxonomy and biogeography, ecology and biodiversity, genetics and breeding, exploitation, and utilization in the medicine and food industries
Written by leading international experts and an innovative panel of scientists, Medicinal Plants offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on medicinal plant genetic resources and their increasing importance in pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical industries, medicine, and nutrition around the world.
Includes eight-page color insert more than 25 full color figures
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 1098
Weight: 2245 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 mm