"The current book is focused on the Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. This book is
prepared according to the syllabus of the Vth Dean's Committee of ICAR. The book deals
with a wide range of topics which includes historical background, relevance of medicinal
and aromatic plants, germplasm conservation and sustainable utilization of medicinal
plants, herbal plants for production value-addition, cropping system in medicinal plants,
propogation, posthavest and value-addition, methods of extracting essential oils, economic
potential of cultivation of medicinal plants description of medicinal tree, medicinal
shrubs, herb and aromatic species. Appendix and glossary of technical terms have also been
appended at the end of the book.
Presentation of this book is simple, lucid and unambigous for easy understanding of the
subject matter. We hope this book will be very useful to UG and PG students of agriculture
and horticulture, teachers and researchers as well to get an indepth knowledge of
medicinal and aromatic plants."