ISBN-10:
1560229756
ISBN-13:
9781560229759
Pub. Date:
05/28/2007
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Medicinal and Aromatic Crops: Harvesting, Drying, and Processing / Edition 1

Medicinal and Aromatic Crops: Harvesting, Drying, and Processing / Edition 1

by Serdar Oztekin, Milan Martinov

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560229759
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/28/2007
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
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • 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)
  • Introduction
  • Manual and Semimechanized Harvesting
  • Mechanized Harvesting
  • Transport
  • Chapter 3. Drying (Milan Martinov, Serdar Öztekin, and Joachim Müller)
  • Introduction
  • Hot Air Drying Parameters
  • Hot Air Dryers
  • Implementation of Renewable Energy Sources
  • Chapter 4. Mechanical Processing (Milan Martinov and Miodrag Konstantinovic)
  • Introduction
  • Predrying Processes
  • Postdrying Processes
  • Chapter 5. Extraction (Yurtsever Soysal and Serdar Öztekin)
  • Introduction
  • Conventional Extraction Techniques
  • New Extraction Techniques
  • Chapter 6. Industrial Utilization (Yurtsever Soysal and Serdar Öztekin)
  • Introduction
  • 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)
  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Start Screen
  • New Project Screen (Data Entry Screen)
  • General Screen
  • Investment Inputs Screen
  • Seasonal Inputs Screen
  • Revenue/s Screen
  • Decision Parameters Screen
  • Results Screen
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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