By Eva Nemeth
Caraway, the 7th quantity within the sequence Medicinal and fragrant vegetation - commercial Profiles, collects jointly the entire present info in reference to the biology, chemistry, agrotechnology and usage of the plant genus Carum. After an summary on all Carum species, it offers ordinarily with th most crucial species Carum carvi L. The medical and monetary value of the genus in addition to approaching effects and destiny views are discussed.Authors from a couple of international locations provide information regarding important traditions in addition to the main updated examine effects. Physiological, genetic and agrotechnological specialities of annual and biennial kinds of caraway are mentioned seperately. The publication presents an summary of the anatomical constitution of an important organs of the plant, and its chemical elements. it additionally discusses creation practices together with put up harvest recommendations, caliber standards and usage of the plant's items in pharmacology, and the alimentary and cosmetics industries. The wide scope of displays illustrated with a number of tables and figures deals very good fabric for scientists, academics and scholars who're drawn to medicinal and fragrant crops.
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Published by license under the Harwood Academic Publishers imprint, part of The Gordon and Breach Publishing Group. 20 ERZSÉBET MIHALIK Figure 5 Stem cross section. 1: sclerenchyma bundle, 2: oil duct, 3: phloem, 4: xylem chlorenchyma. The cells of primary cortex are larger than that of the chlorenchyma. Their diameter is growing towards the vascular tissues. Cortical parenchyma cells are thin walled, almost colorless in their protoplasma, loosely arranged, with large triangular or quadrangular intercellular spaces among them.
Published by license under the Harwood Academic Publishers imprint, part of The Gordon and Breach Publishing Group. CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS 45 Monoterpene R(+) limonene accompanies carvone in caraway seed volatile oil, with the ratio of both main components varying from 3:2 up to 3:1, depending on variety of plant and storage conditions. The content of other minor and trace substances in the oil may also vary within broad limits as shown in Table 3. Data presented in the first column are mean values determined for samples of caraway cultivated in mid-European countries while data in the second are estimated for caraway of Egyptian origin.
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