The first section of the book includes a well-referenced and up-to-date section on many aspects of olfaction, training in odour analysis, and methods of odour assessment.
This is followed by a section covering the technicalities of extraction methods in raw materials processing.
The major portion of this book consecutively sets out the:
- Complete and elaborate odour profiles of individual raw materials
- Their geographic origins
- Top-note and dry-down descriptions
- Information on methods of extraction and preparation
- Production status and botanical origin
- Taxonomy details – All topics being comprehensively referenced throughout.
Selected analytical references are also provided where they specifically reflect on odour characteristics and interpretation.
A glossary, abbreviations index, and conversion table of common name to (Latin) botanical name is found at the end of the book.
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