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Title The coconut palm (Cocos nucifera L.) -- research and development perspectives / K.U.K. Nampoothiri, editor-in-chief ; V. Krishnakumar, P. K. Thampan, M. Achuthan Nair, editors.
Imprint Singapore : Springer, 2019.

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Subject Coconut palm.
Alt Name Nampoothiri, K. U. K.,
Krishnakumar, V., 1957-
Thampan, Palakasseril Kumaran, 1933-
Nair, M. Achuthan,
Description 1 online resource
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Note Includes index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed February 19, 2019).
Contents Chapter 2: International Scenario of Coconut Sector2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Global Coconut Scenario; 2.3 Coconut Industry: Supply-Value Chain; 2.4 Opportunities for Product Diversification, Value Addition and By-Product Utilization; 2.5 Demand for Coconut; 2.6 Domestic Consumption of Major Coconut Products; 2.7 Global Export of Coconut Products; 2.7.1 Coconut Oil; 2.7.2 Copra Meal/Copra Cake; 2.7.3 Fresh Coconut; 2.7.4 Desiccated Coconut; 2.7.5 Coconut Milk/Cream and Milk Powder; 2.7.6 Coconut Shell Charcoal and Activated Carbon; 2.7.7 Coir and Coir Products; 2.8 Price of Coconut Products
Intro; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; About the Editors; Editors and Contributors; Editor-in-Chief; Editors; Contributors; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 The Uniqueness of the Palms; 1.3 Development Perspectives of the Coconut Sector; 1.4 The Poor State of Affairs of the Coconut; 1.5 Causes for Decline of Coconut; 1.6 Major Coconut-Growing/Coconut-Using Countries; 1.7 History of the Taxonomy of Coconut; 1.8 Brief History of Cocos Classification; Annexure I: Description of Coconut (Cocos nucifera) Given in Linnaeus C (1753); References
2.9 Import of Coconut Products2.9.1 Copra; 2.9.2 Coconut Oil; 2.9.3 Copra Meal; 2.9.4 Desiccated Coconut; 2.9.5 Coir Fibre; 2.9.6 Coir Yarn; 2.10 Production of Major Oilseeds; 2.11 Emerging New Applications; 2.11.1 Organic Foods; Organic Coconut Water: Global Market Dynamics; Virgin Coconut Oil; 2.11.2 Functional Foods; Functional Drinks from Coconut; Neera; Coconut Sugar; 2.11.3 Coconut Shell Charcoal and Activated Carbon; 2.11.4 Cosmeceuticals; 2.11.5 Oleochemicals; 2.11.6 Biofuel/Bio-Lubricants; 2.11.7 Biomass as Alternate Source for Fuel
2.11.8 Premium Grade Monolaurin and HIV/AIDS2.11.9 Coir and Coir Pith; 2.12 Yield Gap in Coconut; 2.12.1 Causes for Low Productivity; 2.12.2 Strategic Solutions for Increasing Production; 2.12.3 Integrated Approach to Increase Productivity; 2.13 Approaches to Face Future Global Challenges; 2.14 Global Organizations Promoting Coconut Industry; 2.14.1 Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC); 2.14.2 International Coconut Genetic Resources Network (COGENT); 2.14.3 Bureau for the Development of Research on Tropical Perennial Oil Crops (BUROTROP); 2.15 Future Strategy; References
Chapter 3: Botany, Origin and Genetic Resources of Coconut3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Origin and Distribution; 3.3 Varieties of Coconut; 3.3.1 Native Varieties and Classification Systems; 3.4 Botany and Morphology; 3.4.1 Root Growth and Development; 3.4.2 Stem; 3.4.3 Leaf; 3.4.4 Inflorescence; Floral Morphology; 3.4.5 Pollen, Pollination and Fruit Set; 3.4.6 Fruit Development: Endosperm, Embryo; Fruit Maturity; Morphology; 3.4.7 Propagation; Seed Germination, Growth and Development of Seedlings; 3.5 Cytology; 3.5.1 Karyomorphology; 3.5.2 Meiotic Studies
ISBN 9789811327544 (electronic bk.)
9811327548 (electronic bk.)
9789811327537 (print)
OCLC # 1086209131

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