Essential Oils: Sources, Production and Applications (Paperback)
Essential oils are simply the volatile oils of plants. These are concentrated liquids contain many terpenes, alkaloids and alcohols etc. Various compounds of essential oils have bioactive properties such as antimicrobial, anti-cancer, anti-diabetic, anti-viral and anti-fungal etc. This book describes the sources of essential oils, extraction and production method, characterizing tools, bioactivity, and various applications in the field of industries, daily usage, agriculture, health, and food. Presents the minimally explored biomolecules of nature. Contains content from worldwide experts in the field. Has up-to-date reference material, including websites of interest and information about the latest research. Can fulfil the demands of academicians and industrialists.
Dr. Rajendra Chandra Padalia Dr. Rajendra Chandra Padalia, PhD., is presently serving as Principal Scientist, CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP), (Council for Scientific & Industrial Research), Resource Centre Pantnagar P.O. Dairy Farm, Nagla, Pantnagar-263 149 DIST. Udham Singh Nagar UTTARAKHAND. The major Research Specializations and activities of Dr. Padalia is cChemistry of Natural Products, Essential oils & Aroma Chemicals, R&D on Quality evaluation of essential oils, aroma compounds and their value addition, Isolation, Characterization and chemical modification of bioactive compounds byChromatography and other separation techniques and by Molecular Spectroscopy; Developing bioactive marker constituents in MAPs; R&D on Quality evaluation, Agrotechnology and Post Harvest technologies of aromatic plants. Dr. Padalia is the author of more than 182 research papers and review articles and 11 book chapters in peer-reviewed international journals. He is also a Editorial Board Member of Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Sciences (JMAPS, India), Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (OMICS, USA), Academic Editorial board member of European Journal of Medicinal Plants (UK, London), American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products (USA), The H-index of 27 and i-10 index of 83 with more then 2500 citation published articles Dr. Dakeshwar Kumar Verma Dakeshwar Kumar Verma, PhD. is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Govt. Digvijay Autonomous Postgraduate College, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, 491441, INDIA. His research is mainly focused on the preparation and designing of organic and inorganic materials those are useful for several industrial applications and material science. Dr. Verma is the author of more than 50 research papers, review articles and book chapters in peer-reviewed international journals of ACS, RSC, Wiley, Elsevier, Springer and Taylor & Francis etc. He has also worked as an editor/author for various books published by Elsevier and De Gruyter. He has total citation of more than 650 with H-index of 12 and i-10 index of 15. Recently two full time Ph.D. research scholars are working under his guidance. Dr. Verma received Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Junior Research Fellowship award at 2013.He also availed MHRD National fellowship during his Ph.D. at 2013. Dr. Charu Arora Dr. Charu Arora, working as Professor (Associate) of Chemistry at Guru Ghasidas University (A Central University), Bilaspur, C.G., India, has 19 years of teaching and research experience. Her areas of interest and research are Environmental Chemistry, Kinetics and Natural Product Chemistry. She is recipient of SERS Fellow Award 2017 for contribution in field of Chemistry during International Conference on Innovative Approaches in Applied Sciences and Technologies, organized at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2017. She is recipient of Gold Medal Award of Hi-Tech Horticulture Society for outstanding contribution in Chemistry, during Global Agriculture &Innovation Conference (27th-29th Nov 2016) at Noida International University, Noida and Science Initiator Award by Scientific Educational Research Societyduring International Conference on Innovative Approaches in Applied Sciences and Technologies, organized at Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Bangkok during 1-5 Feb 2016. She received SARC Gold Medal Award 2011 conferred by Scientific and Applied Research Centre, CCS University, Meerut for outstanding contribution in the field of Chemistry Research. She has published 53research papers, one book and 20Book Chapters with reputed publishers viz. Elsevier, Bentham Science, Wiley, Academic Excellence, Springer etc. The H-index is 12 and I 10 is 16 with more than 500 citations. Dr. Pramod Kumar Mahish Dr. Pramod Kumar Mahish, PhD., is presently serving as Assistant Professor of Biotechnology in Govt. Digvijay Autonomous PG College Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh) India. He had 09 year of teaching and 12 year of research experience. Dr. Mahish had published 17 research papers, 02 books and 06 book chapters. He had completed 02 research projects and presently guiding 02 Ph.D. scholars. His area of interest is Medicinal plants and bio-processing.