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Fenugreek: The Genus Trigonella (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants – Industrial Profiles)

Fenugreek presents an in-depth review on the Genus Trigonella and particularly the species T. foenum-graecum L. (fenugreek). It is written by experts and includes chapters describing the genus’ botany, physiology, cultivation, breeding, nutrition, pest-disease and weed control. The chemical constituents of the species of Trigonella, their pharmacological properties and the marketing of fenugreek seed are also discussed as are its medicinal applications. A detailed presentation of the usefulness of fenugreek seed as food (whole, flour, roasted), spice (in curry powder), perfume, dye and source of galactomannan and steroidal diosgenin, widely used in industry, is also included. The book will be of interest to all those concerned with the study, cultivation and use of medicinal and aromatic plants and particularly of fenugreek.

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Editor/Translator: Georgios A Petropoulos

Edition: 1

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: New

Manufacturer: CRC Press

Number of items: 1

Number of pages: 220

Product group: Book

Studio: CRC Press

Publication Date: August 22, 2002

Publisher: CRC Press

Pages: 220

EAN: 9780415296571

ISBN: 0415296579

ASIN: 0415296579

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Georgios Petropoulos
Georgios Petropoulos joined Bruegel as a visiting fellow in November 2015, and he has been a resident fellow since April 2016. He is a Greek citizen and his research is specialized in industrial organization, competition policy, corporate finance and economic growth.