ISBN-10:
0582078679
ISBN-13:
9780582078673
Pub. Date:
06/16/1995
Publisher:
Wiley
Volatile Oil Crops: Their Biology, Biochemistry and Production / Edition 1

Volatile Oil Crops: Their Biology, Biochemistry and Production / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780582078673
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/16/1995
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

Robert Hay is Director of the Scottish Agricultural Science Agency, Edinburgh.

Peter Waterman is Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgements xi

List of Contributors xiii

1 Introduction 1
R.K.M. Hay and K.P. Svoboda

2 Botany 5
R.K.M. Hay and K.P. Svoboda

3 Physiology 23
R.K.M. Hay

4 The Chemistry of Volatile Oils 47
P.G. Waterman

5 Genetics 63
Ch. Franz

6 Biological Activity of Volatile Oils 97
S.G. Deans and P.G. Waterman

7 Biotechnology of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants 113
K.P. Svoboda

8 Commercial Aspects 137
N. Verlet

Appendix: Commentary on the British Pharmacopoeia Monograph on Peppermint Oil 175

Botanical Species Index 177

Chemical Index 183

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