Aman Dekebo

Adama Science and Technology University

Aman Dekebo is currently a professor in the Department of Applied Chemistry, Adama Science and Technology University, Ethiopia. He obtained his first and second PhDs in Natural Products Chemistry from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia in 2002 and Bio-organic Chemistry from Ehime University, Japan in 2007, respectively. He worked as a researcher during his sabbatical leave at Andong National University, South Korea (2017–2019). His research interests include isolation and synthesis of bioactive compounds, chemical ecology, and apiculture. He has authored more than fifty peer-reviewed scientific papers and served as editor of the book Plant Extracts (2019). He has also participated and presented his works in several conferences in many countries. He is co-author of Phytochemistry of Turmeric Rhizomes (Curcuma longa): Isolation and Characterization of Compounds from Foots of Turmeric Rhizomes (Curcuma longa) (2012). He serves as a reviewer for many reputable journals. He is recipient of best researcher awards and certificates from School of Applied Natural Sciences, Adama Science and Technology University, Korean Society of Applied Entomology, and Korean Apiculture Association.

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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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