By K. P. Prabhakaran Nair

Known because the "King" of spices, black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) and the "Queen" of spices, cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum M.), either perennial plants of the tropics, are crucial and most generally wanted spice vegetation of the realm. They either have many makes use of, for instance, either are used as flavourings and as a medicine.

This booklet offers a entire assessment of those vitally important spice plants, protecting starting place, background, geographical distribution, creation, financial system and their uses.

  • Discusses the 2 significant spices of serious fiscal worth to the constructing world
  • The writer is an eminent scientist who has received a number of awards for his paintings during this area

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