Volatile Oil Crops
Their Biology, Biochemistry and Production
Volatile (essential) oil crops yield a wide range of products fresh and dried herbs, oils and oil components and various oleoresins. Changing lifestyles in developed countries have led to dramatic increases in demand for these products, particularly over the last decade.
List of contributors.
4 The chemistry of volatile oils.
6 Biological activity of volatile oils.
7 Biotechnology of aromatic and medicinal plants.
8 Commercial aspects.
Appendix: Commentary on the British Pharmacopoeia Monograph on Peppermint Oil.
Botanical Species Index.