Department of Horticulture
Patuakhali Science and Technology University
Course Title: Spices, Medicinal Plants and Plantation Crops
Course Code: HRT 313, Credit: 3 (2+1)
Level- 3, Semester- 1
Spices, Medicinal Plants and Plantation Crops in Bangladesh: Importance, background, present status, problems, prospects and scope of development
Classification of Spice, Medicinal Plants and Plantation Crops: Origin, distribution, classification and growth habit
Soil and Climatic Requirements: Influence of soil, temperature, light, air and water on physiology, vegetative growth and yield
Production Technology of the Following Crops: Onion, garlic, chilli, ginger, turmeric, coriander, cinnamon, black pepper, bay leaf, black cumin, cumin, fenugreek, clove, neem, arjun, haritaki, bohera, aonla, aloe, black berry, bael, tea, rubber, coffee, bamboo, betel leaf, betel nut, cocoa and oil palm
Processing, Storage and Marketing: Different methods and factors for processing, storage and marketing
01. Identification of spices, medicinal plants and plantation crops
02. Preparation of herbarium
03. Study the morphology of onion and garlic
04. Study the morphology of ginger, turmeric and bay leaf
05. Study the morphology of chilli and coriander
06. Study the morphology of aonla, neem and arjun
07. Study the morphology of haritaki and bohera
08. Visit to a spice research and processing centre
09. Cost of production of onion and garlic
10. Processing of tea and bamboo
11. Processing of white pepper and cinnamon
12. Processing of turmeric and ginger
13. Processing of rubber and oil palm
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