Oregano: The Genera Origanum and Lippia is an updated analysis of the technical knowledge and market information on the world's most commercially valuable spice. The book treats various aspects of practical significance for the crop's industrialization, such as optimizing germplasm selection and utilization, novel cultivation methods and product pr

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Part 1 Introduction

chapter 1|6 pages

Profile of the multifaceted prince of the herbs

BySpiridon E. Kintzios

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Part 2 Botany

chapter 2|54 pages

Structural features of Origanum sp.

ByArtemios M. Bosabalidis

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Part 3 Taxonomy and chemistry

chapter 3|42 pages

The taxonomy and chemistry of Origanum

ByMelpomeni Skoula, Jeffrey B. Harborne

chapter 4|18 pages

The Turkish Origanum species

ByK. Hüsnü Can Baser

chapter 5|24 pages

The chemistry of the genus Lippia (Verbenaceae)

ByCesar A.N. Catalan and Marina E.P. de Lampasona

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Part 4 Cultivation and breeding

chapter 6|10 pages

Cultivation of Oregano

ByOlga Makri

chapter 7|12 pages

Breeding of Oregano

ByChlodwig Franz, Johannes Novak

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Part 5 Pharmacology

chapter 8|38 pages

The biological/pharmacological activity of the Origanum Genus

ByDea Baricˇevicˇ, Tomazˇ Bartol

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Part 6 Uses of Oregano in the food industry

chapter 9|18 pages

Processing, effects and use of Oregano and marjoram in foodstuffs and in food preparation

BySeija Marjatta Mäkinen, Kirsti Kaarina Pääkkönen

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Part 7 Biotechnology

chapter 10|6 pages

The biotechnology of Oregano (Origanum sp. and Lippia sp.)

BySpiridon E. Kintzios