Medicinal and Aromatic Crops: Harvesting, Drying, and Processing

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560229759
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/2007
  • Series: Crop Science Ser.
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors

Chapter 1 Introduction (Serdar Öztekin and Milan Martinov)
Characteristics of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Production
Mechanization of MAP Production

Chapter 2 Harvesting (Milan Martinov and Miodrag Konstantinovic)
Manual and Semimechanized Harvesting
Mechanized Harvesting

Chapter 3 Drying (Milan Martinov, Serdar Öztekin, and Joachim Müller)
Hot Air Drying Parameters
Hot Air Dryers
Implementation of Renewable Energy Sources

Chapter 4 Mechanical Processing (Milan Martinov and Miodrag Konstantinovic)
Predrying Processes
Postdrying Processes

Chapter 5 Extraction (Yurtsever Soysal and Serdar Öztekin)
Conventional Extraction Techniques
New Extraction Techniques

Chapter 6 Industrial Utilization (Yurtsever Soysal and Serdar Öztekin)
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Purposes
Food and Food Ingredients
Herbal Tea
Cosmetics, Perfumery, and Aromatherapy
Pest and Disease Control
Nonconventional Uses

Chapter 7 Decision Making (Sait M. Say)
Decision-Making Procedures
Factors for New Enterprise Decision
Financial Analysis
Software for Decision Making

Appendix. User-Friendly Software for Decision Making: FANE v. 1.0
Reference Notes Included

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