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The Resource Saffron : science, technology and health, edited by Alireza Koocheki, Mohammad Khajeh-Hosseini

Saffron : science, technology and health, edited by Alireza Koocheki, Mohammad Khajeh-Hosseini

Label
Saffron : science, technology and health
Title
Saffron
Title remainder
science, technology and health
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alireza Koocheki, Mohammad Khajeh-Hosseini
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Saffron: Science, Technology and Health summarizes the scientific, technical and health aspects of this crop. Saffron possesses unique agronomical, ecological, social and physiological characteristics. And, there are various chemical components present in saffron, including carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins, color pigment, aromatic and flavoring agents. Saffron has a long history of use in traditional medicine, and in recent years, the application of saffron in the medical industry as a cancer curing and antidepressant agent has brought more attention. There is also a growing trend of saffron use in the conventional food industry, including saffron desserts, cream, butter, beverages, powders, cake mixes and soups. Intended for nutrition scientists and scientists and technologists working in the areas of food, agriculture, new product development and pharmacology
Member of
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
633.83
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
SB317.S2
LC item number
S34 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Koocheki, A.
  • Khajeh-Hosseini, Mohammad
Series statement
Woodhead Publishing series in food science, technology and nutrition
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  • Saffron (Spice)
  • Food science
  • Food science
  • Saffron (Spice)
Label
Saffron : science, technology and health, edited by Alireza Koocheki, Mohammad Khajeh-Hosseini
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Section One: Cultural and Social Aspects of Saffron -- 1. Saffron and Folklore -- 2. Saffron and Religions 3. Saffron in the Ancient History of Iran -- Section Two: Saffron Production -- 4. Evolution, Botanical and Agricultural Characteristics of Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) and Related Species -- 5. Soil Conditions for Sustainable Saffron Production -- 6. Water Requirement of Saffron -- 7. Saffron Seeds- The Corm -- 8. Advances in Modeling Saffron Growth and Development at Different Scales -- 9. Saffron Crop Protection -- 10. Ecophysiology of Saffron -- 11. Emerging Innovation in Saffron -- Section Three: Genetics and Biotechnology of Saffron -- 12. Molecular Biology and Genetics of Crocus sativus L. -- 13. Tissue and Cell Culture of Saffron -- 14. Secondary Metabolites in Saffron -- Section Four: Saffron Processing -- 15. Dehydration of Saffron Stigmas -- 16. Assessment and Monitoring of Saffron Microbiological Criteria -- 17. Saffron Adulteration -- Section Five: Economy and Trade of Saffron -- 18. Saffron Cultivation: An Economic Analysis -- 19. Saffron Marketing: Challenges and Opportunities -- 20. Environmental-Economic Analysis of Saffron Production with the Emphasis of Energy, Environmental Impacts and Ecosystem Functions -- Section Six: Saffron and Health -- 21. History of Saffron in Medicine -- 22. Phytochemistry of Saffron -- 23. Saffron in Traditional Medicine -- 24. The Effectiveness of Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) on Memory Function, Learning Ability and Epilepsy -- 25. Antidepressant and Antianxiety Properties of Saffron -- 26. Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) and its Constituents; their Anti-Inflammatory and Immunomodulatory Effects -- 27. Cardiovascular Effects of Saffron and its Active Constituents -- 28. Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) and its Main Constituents, their Effect on Respiratory System -- 29. Saffron in Metabolic Disorders -- 30. Available Saffron Formulations and Patents
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780128187401
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Online access with subscription: Elsevier (Sciencedirect Freedom Collection)
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780128187401
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1140113593
  • (OCoLC)1140113593
Label
Saffron : science, technology and health, edited by Alireza Koocheki, Mohammad Khajeh-Hosseini
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Section One: Cultural and Social Aspects of Saffron -- 1. Saffron and Folklore -- 2. Saffron and Religions 3. Saffron in the Ancient History of Iran -- Section Two: Saffron Production -- 4. Evolution, Botanical and Agricultural Characteristics of Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) and Related Species -- 5. Soil Conditions for Sustainable Saffron Production -- 6. Water Requirement of Saffron -- 7. Saffron Seeds- The Corm -- 8. Advances in Modeling Saffron Growth and Development at Different Scales -- 9. Saffron Crop Protection -- 10. Ecophysiology of Saffron -- 11. Emerging Innovation in Saffron -- Section Three: Genetics and Biotechnology of Saffron -- 12. Molecular Biology and Genetics of Crocus sativus L. -- 13. Tissue and Cell Culture of Saffron -- 14. Secondary Metabolites in Saffron -- Section Four: Saffron Processing -- 15. Dehydration of Saffron Stigmas -- 16. Assessment and Monitoring of Saffron Microbiological Criteria -- 17. Saffron Adulteration -- Section Five: Economy and Trade of Saffron -- 18. Saffron Cultivation: An Economic Analysis -- 19. Saffron Marketing: Challenges and Opportunities -- 20. Environmental-Economic Analysis of Saffron Production with the Emphasis of Energy, Environmental Impacts and Ecosystem Functions -- Section Six: Saffron and Health -- 21. History of Saffron in Medicine -- 22. Phytochemistry of Saffron -- 23. Saffron in Traditional Medicine -- 24. The Effectiveness of Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) on Memory Function, Learning Ability and Epilepsy -- 25. Antidepressant and Antianxiety Properties of Saffron -- 26. Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) and its Constituents; their Anti-Inflammatory and Immunomodulatory Effects -- 27. Cardiovascular Effects of Saffron and its Active Constituents -- 28. Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) and its Main Constituents, their Effect on Respiratory System -- 29. Saffron in Metabolic Disorders -- 30. Available Saffron Formulations and Patents
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780128187401
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Online access with subscription: Elsevier (Sciencedirect Freedom Collection)
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780128187401
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1140113593
  • (OCoLC)1140113593

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