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Fruits Grown in Highland Regions of the Himalayas

Nutritional and Health Benefits

Authors: Hussain, S.Z., Naseer, B., Qadri, T., Fatima, T., Bhat, T.A.

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  • Presents detailed information on nutritional composition of commercially important fruit crops of Jammu and Kashimir
  • Provides knowledge regarding micro and macro-nutrients, morphological behavior, taxonomical characteristics, and production scenario of various unexplored fruits
  • Describes mechanism of action of various fruit bioactive compounds in detail against chronic diseases such as CVD’s, diabetes, and oxidation
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About this book

This book discusses different fruit crops and provides first-hand information on the nutritional composition of commercially important, as well as unexplored fruits, which are grown in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. A detailed nutritional profile of each fruit is presented in the book.  The potential health implications against cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, carcinoma, oxidative damage, asthma, aging and cognition are discussed and explained. Besides, nutritional composition and medicinal implications, origin, morphology, taxonomy and production scenarios of unexplored, as well as commercially important fruits, have also been highlighted in the book.

This book will be of interest to students and researchers involved in agricultural sciences, food science, nutrition and the Indian medicine system.

Table of contents (26 chapters)

Table of contents (26 chapters)
  • Classification of Fruits and Significance of Horticulture in J&K

    Pages 1-15

    Hussain, Syed Zameer (et al.)

  • Apples (Pyrus Malus)—Morphology, Taxonomy, Composition and Health Benefits

    Pages 17-34

    Hussain, Syed Zameer (et al.)

  • Pear (Pyrus Communis)—Morphology, Taxonomy, Composition and Health Benefits

    Pages 35-48

    Hussain, Syed Zameer (et al.)

  • Quince (Cydonia oblonga)—Morphology, Taxonomy, Composition and Health Benefits

    Pages 49-62

    Hussain, Syed Zameer (et al.)

  • Cherries (Prunus Cerasus)—Morphology, Taxonomy, Composition and Health Benefits

    Pages 63-75

    Hussain, Syed Zameer (et al.)

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eBook $129.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-75502-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-75501-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Fruits Grown in Highland Regions of the Himalayas
Book Subtitle
Nutritional and Health Benefits
Authors
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
978-3-030-75502-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-75502-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-75501-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 336
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations, 106 illustrations in colour
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