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Cardamom:
The Genus Elettaria

edited by P.N. Ravindran
and K.J. Madhusoodanan


Cardamom: The Genus Elettaria contains sixteen chapters, fourteen on cardamom and one each on large cardamom and false cardamoms. All aspects of the cardamom crop have been covered in this volume, and each chapter is written by experts in their respective fields.

Cardamom: The Genus Elettaria is visualized as both a textbook and reference work for scientists and students of horticulture, plantation crops, botany and related fields, and will go on to serve as the main reference volume on cardamom for many years to come.

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Botany, Crop Improvement and Biotechnology of Cardamom
  3. Chemistry of Cardamom
  4. Agronomy and Management of Cardamom
  5. Nutrition of Cardamom
  6. Viral Diseases of Cardamom
  7. Diseases of Cardamom: Fungal, Bacterial and Nematode Disease
  8. Insect Pests of Cardamom
  9. Harvesting and Processing of Cardamom
  10. Industrial Processing and Products of Cardamom
  11. Cardamom Economy
  12. Properties and End-Uses of Cardamom
  13. Cardamom: Future Vision
  14. Yield Gaps and Production Constraints in Cardamom
  15. Large Cardamom (Amomum subulatum Roxb.)
  16. False Cardamoms

Appendix 1: Specification for Cardamom
Appendix 2: Selected Recipes

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