Aromatic Plants: Basic and Applied Aspects

Aromatic Plants: Basic and Applied Aspects

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ISBN-13: 9789400976443
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/03/2011
Series: World Crops: Production, Utilization and Description , #7
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1982
Pages: 283
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 — Anatomy and Morphology.- - Ultrastructure of the essential oil secretion in glandular scales of Origanum dictamnus L. leaves.- - Leaf morphology of Thymus capitatus (Labiatae) by scanning electron microscopy.- - Inula hairs — Structure, ultrastructure and secretion.- - Pollen morphology of the genus Origanum L. and allied genera.- 2 — Ecology and Distribution.- - Volatile oils as allelopathic agents.- - Artemisia tridentata monoterpenoid effect on ruminant digestion and forage selection.- - Productivity of aromatic plants: climatic models.- - A taxonomic revision of Sideritis L. section Empedoclia (Rafin.) Bentham (Labiatae) in Greece.- 3 — Chemotaxonomy.- - Morphological, cytological and chemical investigations of Mentha spicata L. in Greece.- - Distribution of flavonoids as chemotaxonomic markers in the genus Origanum L. and related genera in Labiatae.- - New chemical markers within Artemisia (Compositae-Anthemidae).- - Chemical investigations of essential oils of Umbellifers.- 4 — Analysis and Composition.- - 13C-NMR analysis of essential oils.- - Qualitative evaluation of aromatic herbs by direct space (GC)2 analysis. Application of the method and comparison with the traditional analysis of essential oils.- - The chemical composition of the essential oil obtained from Satureja kitaibelii Wierzb. ap. Heuff..- - The essential oil from Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus.- - Atractylodes lancea DC. (Compositae). Contribution on the constituents of the essential oil..- - Chemotaxonomy of the Greek species of Sideritis. I. Components of the volatile fraction of Sideritis raeseri ssp. raeseri.- - The terpenes of the essential oil of myrrh.- 5 — Production and Application.- - The influence of some distillation conditions on essential oil composition.- - Variations in yield parameters in a wild population of Origanum vulgare.- - The production of aromatic plants in the Pancalieri area.- - Some potentially important indigenous aromatic plants from the eastern seaboard areas of Southern Africa.- - Labiatae as medicinal plants in Israel.- - New pharmacologically important flavonoids of Thymus vulgaris.- Plant Systematic Index.- Chemical Index.

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