Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


Edited by Aman Dekebo

Adama Science and Technology University

Capsicum, also known as chili or bell pepper, is one of the most economically important vegetable crops worldwide due to its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties. This book provides information on many aspects of this plant, such as its botanical information, nutritional values, bioactive compounds, pharmacology, cultivation, its use in treating diseases, and its applications in the food and pharmaceutical industries.

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CapsicumEdited by Aman Dekebo

Published: October 14th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87455

ISBN: 978-1-83880-942-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-941-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-943-0

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

4331 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

7 Dimensions Citations


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1. Diversity and Potency of Capsicum spp. Grown in Indonesia

By Cristofora Hanny Wijaya, Manik Harda and Bunga Rana


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2. Anthracnose of Chilli: Status, Diagnosis, and Management

By Raj Kiran, Jameel Akhtar, Pardeep Kumar and Meena Shekhar


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3. Hot Water Seed Treatment: A Review

By Suryapal Singh, Harshita Singh and Narender K. Bharat


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4. Biological Control in Capsicum with Microbial Agents

By Lorena Barra-Bucarei and Javiera Ortiz


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5. Management of Viruses and Viral Diseases of Pepper (Capsicum spp.) in Africa

By Olawale Arogundade, Titilayo Ajose, Itinu Osijo, Hilary Onyeanusi, Joshua Matthew and Taye H. Aliyu


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6. Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum L.): An Alternative Food to Reduce Micronutrient Deficiencies in Human

By S.R. Krishna Motukuri and Nallamothu Jaswanthi


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7. Capsicum: Chemistry and Medicinal Properties of Indigenous Indian Varieties

By Mithun Rudrapal and Khomendra Kumar Sarwa


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8. Anticancer Effect of Capsaicin and Its Analogues

By Balasubramanian Arul and Ramalingam Kothai


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9. Capsicum Seeds as a Source of Bioactive Compounds: Biological Properties, Extraction Systems, and Industrial Application

By Javier Echave, Antía G. Pereira, María Carpena, Miguel Ángel Prieto and Jesús Simal-Gandara


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10. Use of Capsaicin for Nonlethal Technology

By Nilton Oliveira Junior, Valter Padulla, Vinnicius Ferraço and Giovana Ferronato


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11. The Effects of Consumption of Capsicum on Some Neurobehavioural Parameters

By Eme Efiom Osim, Anyauba Nmaju, Azubuike Nwankwo, Udemeobong Okon and Joshua Iwasam


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