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Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the World

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of South America Vol. 2

Argentina, Chile and Uruguay

Editors: Máthé, Ákos, Bandoni, Arnaldo (Eds.)

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  • Contributions by national and international experts in the field
    This volume compliments the already published volume on MAPs in Brazil
    Includes many colour and black and white illustrations

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This volume, as the seventh of the series Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the World, deals with the medicinal and aromatic plant (MAPs) treasures of the so-called Southern Cone, the three southernmost countries (Argentina, Chile and Uruguay) of South America. Similarly to the previous volumes of the series, the main focus is to collect and provide information on major aspects of botany, traditional usage, chemistry, production / collection practices, trade and utilization of this specific group of plants. The contributors, who are recognized professionals and specialist of the domain, have collected and present state of the art information on 41 species. Most of these are not only of interest from the scientific point of view, but hold also a potential for the prospective utilization of the decreasing, occasionally overexploited / endangered medicinal plant resources of this huge continent. The book is expected to serve as a source of information also on some less known or less studied species. As such the volume is expected to support future research and public health professionals.

About the authors

Habil. Dr., Prof.Dr. MÁTHÉ, Ákos has 40 years’ background of teaching and research in plant ecophysiology, agricultural botany. He is Professor Emeritus at the FAFS, Széchenyi István University, Mosonmagyaróvár.

Two times Fulbright Scholar (1986 and 1995), visiting professor at University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna (1995-1997).

Teaching/Research/Consulting and Publications in ecophysiology, plant domestication/introduction, production of MAPs, new crops, new uses of plants, including feed-additives.

Served as president of ICMAP (2014 – 2019) and Chairman of ISHS Section MAPs (2006-2014).

 Collaborated in international projects: FEED SEG, CEEPUS, ERASMUS+, HERBAID, GOOD HERBS, Herbs4Youth, EOHUB, etc.

Authored some 100 publications, former editor of Herba Hungarica, Acta Agronomica Hungarica.

Convener/speaker at international scientific congresses, conferences. Network co-ordinator of ESCORENA MAP.

 

Prof.Dr. BANDONI, Arnaldo Luis. is a Consultant Professor of Pharmacognosy (Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires). In charge of R&D in Vasana S.A. Member of the Permanent Committee of the Argentine Pharmacopoeia. Emeritus Member of the National Academy of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Argentina. Foreign Corresponding Member of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chile. Foreign Correspondent Member of the Royal Academy of Pharmacy of Catalonia (Spain). Lecturer of postgraduate courses in the country and Iberoamerica. Fifty years’ experience as director or participant in several research projects on aromatic and medicinal plants. Director or co-author of eleven books and collaborator on 120 articles on his specialty.

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Table of contents (42 chapters)

Table of contents (42 chapters)

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eBook $139.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-62818-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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Hardcover $179.99
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of South America Vol. 2
Book Subtitle
Argentina, Chile and Uruguay
Editors
  • Ákos Máthé
  • Arnaldo Bandoni
Series Title
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the World
Series Volume
7
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-62818-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-62818-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-62817-8
Series ISSN
2352-6831
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 551
Number of Illustrations
18 b/w illustrations, 91 illustrations in colour
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