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Biological role of Piper nigrum L . ( Black pepper ) : A review

@inproceedings{Wayanad2012BiologicalRO,
  title={Biological role of Piper nigrum L . ( Black pepper ) : A review},
  author={Cheriyauthiran Naiketty Wayanad and Kuruvantherivally Kodolippuram Kannur and Cherumany Naiketty Wayanad and Kuthiravaaly Kodolippuram Kannur and Chombala Mattannoor Kannur and Maniyamcode Kalpetta Wayanad and Kallubalancotta Kodolippuram Kannur and Menonvally Kodolippuram Kannur and Kallumany Periya Wayanad},
  year={2012}
}
Piper nigrum is famous as the spices king due to its pungent quality[1]. Piper nigrum (P.nigrum) L. is a member of family Piperaceae[2-4]. The genus piper has more than 1000 species but the most well known species are P.nigrum, P.longum and P.betle; 51 cultivars of p. nigrum have been reported from the tropical and subtropical regions of India [5]. P.nigrum fruits are also used to produce white pepper and green pepper and are valued due the presence of piperine including its different isomers[6… Expand
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