Synopsis : Agronomy and Economy of Black Pepper and Cardamom written by K.P. Prabhakaran Nair, published by Elsevier which was released on 12 July 2011. Download Agronomy and Economy of Black Pepper and Cardamom Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.
Known as the "King" of spices, black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) and the "Queen" of spices, cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum M.), both perennial crops of the tropics, are the most important and most widely sought after spice crops of the world. They both have many uses, for example, both are used as flavourings and as a medicine. This book provides a comprehensive review of these two very important spice crops, covering origin, history, geographical distribution, production, economy and their uses. Discusses the two major spices of great economic value to the developing world The author is an eminent scientist who has won numerous awards for his work in this area