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Saffron
(Crocus sativus)
Production and Processing
edited by M. Kafi

Saffron: Production and Processing presents a comprehensive account of saffron which includes:

  • the historical background
  • acerage underproduction
  • yield and applications
  • botanical ecophysiology
  • production technology
  • irrigation, pests, diseases and weeds
  • genetics, sterility
  • reproduction and production of secondary metabolites by in vitro method
  • economic aspects
  • indigenous knowledge in saffron production
  • processing
  • chemical composition and quality control
  • research strategies

Contents

  1. Historical Background, Economy, Acreage, Production, Yield and Uses
  2. Saffron Botany
  3. Saffron Ecophysiology
  4. Saffron Production Technology
  5. Irrigation
  6. Saffron Pests, Diseases, and Weeds
  7. Genetics, Sterility, Propagation and in vitro Production of Secondary Metabolites
  8. Economical Aspects of Saffron
  9. Role of Indigenous Knowledge in Traditional Agriculture with Emphasis on Saffron
  10. Processing, Chemical Composition and the Standards of Saffron
  11. Research Strategies

Index

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Saffron
(Crocus sativus)
Production and Processing
edited by M. Kafi

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