By K. P. Prabhakaran Nair

Known because the "King" of spices, black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) and the "Queen" of spices, cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum M.), either perennial vegetation of the tropics, are crucial and most generally wanted spice plants of the area. They either have many makes use of, for instance, either are used as flavourings and as a medicine.

This e-book presents a finished assessment of those vitally important spice plants, overlaying beginning, historical past, geographical distribution, construction, economic system and their uses.

  • Discusses the 2 significant spices of serious financial price to the constructing world
  • The writer is an eminent scientist who has received a number of awards for his paintings during this area

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