Coriandrum sativum: Origin, Uses and Nutrition

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Mamta Pujari, PhD (Editor) – Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, India
Bharat Kapoor, PhD (Editor) – Assistant Professor, Department of Hotel management and Tourism, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, India
Neeta Pande, PhD (Editor) – Professor, Department of Botany, Govt. College Kumaon University Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
Anju Joshi, PhD (Editor) – Professor, Department of Botany, Govt. Degree College, Sitarganj Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, India

Series: Botanical Research and Practices
BISAC: SCI011000; SCI020000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/TXFR4149

This book describes the origin, cultivation, botanical characteristics, phytochemical composition, and biological properties of Coriandrum sativum, also known as coriander. The book also discusses management strategies to prevent various diseases by using this herb. Chapter One emphasizes coriander’s nutritional and functional properties. Chapter Two covers the traditional medicinal properties of coriander and argues for its potential for improving quality of life, especially related to aging and lifestyle-associated illnesses. Chapter Three describes the pharmacological activities of all parts of the plant and its use as a functional food and nutraceutical. Chapter Four summarizes the cultivation and processing of coriander and provides further details on its medicinal properties. Chapter Five discusses coriander’s role in the food industry as a flavoring agent and preservative, among other applications. Chapter Six assesses coriander’s effectiveness as a medicinal agent. Lastly, Chapter Seven gives an overview of the origin, taxonomic status, distribution, botanical description, and cultivation of coriander, as well as the diseases that affect it.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Origin, Status and Cultivation of Coriandrum sativum L.
Tunisha Verma¹,, Savita Bhardwaj¹, Dhriti Sharma¹, Vandana Gautam² and Dhriti Kapoor¹
¹Department of Botany, School of Bioengineering and Biosciences, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara (Punjab) India
²College of Horticulture and Forestry, Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan (HP), Neri Campus (Himachal Pradesh), India

Chapter ². Botanical Characteristics and Economic Importance of Coriandrum sativum L.
Ankur Adhikari
Department of Biochemistry, College of Basic Sciences and Humanities, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, U.S. Nagar, India

Chapter ³. Chemical Composition, Nutritive and Nutraceutical Potential of Coriander
Milica G. Acimovic¹, Ana Marjanović Jaromela¹, Lato Pezo², Biljana Kiprovski¹ and Simona Jaćimović¹
¹Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, National Institute of the Republic of Serbia, Novi Sad, Serbia
²Institute of General and Physical Chemistry, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

Chapter 4. Phytochemistry and Pharmacological Activities of Coriandrum sativum L.
Akshatha, W.N. Sudheer and N. Praveen
Department of Life Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University),Bengaluru, India

Chapter 5. Importance of Coriander in the Food Industry
Dhriti Sharma¹,², Savita Bhardwaj¹, Tunisha Verma¹, Mamta Pujari¹, Dhriti Kapoor¹ and Bharat Kapoor³
¹Department of Botany, School of Bioengineering and Biosciences, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara (Punjab), India
²Sidharth Govt. College, Nadaun, Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh), India
³Department of Hotel Management and Tourism, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab), India 

Chapter 6. Therapeutic Uses of Coriander
Sadaf Jan¹, Rattandeep Singh¹, Renu Bhardwaj², Monika Thakur³ and Vandana Gautam4
¹Department of Biotechnology, School of Bioengineering and Biosciences, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, India
²Department of Botanical and Environmental Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar Punjab, India
³Division Botany, Department of Bio-Sciences, Career Point University, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India
4College of Horticulture and Forestry, Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan (HP), Neri Campus (Himachal Pradesh), India

Chapter 7. Disease Management Strategies and Importance of Coriandrum sativum L.
Monika Thakur¹, Pungbili Islary², Bharat Kapoor³, and Mamta Pujari4
¹Division of Botany, Department of Bio-Sciences, Career Point University, Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh), India
²Department of Botany, Bodoland University, Kokrajhar (Assam), India
³Department of Hotel Management and Tourism, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab), India
4Department of Botany, School of Bioengineering and Biosciences, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara (Punjab), India

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