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Production of Herbs in Asia: An Overview

  title={Production of Herbs in Asia: An Overview},
  author={N. Chomchalow}
Herbs are leafy or soft flowering parts of plants used to add flavor and/or aroma to food and beverage. In addition to flavoring food and beverages, herbs are also used as medicine, cosmetics, dyes, air fresheners, disinfectants, insect repellants, decorative materials, herbal drinks and teas, and pot pourri. Herb cultivation in Asia is characterized by subsistence, mixed cropping systems, labor intensive, use of primitive cultivars, and improper post-harvest treatments. Genetic improvement of… CONTINUE READING
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