Farmers, scientists and researchers interested in medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs), students studying plant science, and chemists, biochemists, and pharmacists
1. Review of the active principles of medicinal and aromatic plants and their disease fighting properties
2. Unraveling the mode of action of medicinal plants in delaying age related diseases using model organisms
3. Metabolomics and fluxomics studies in the medicinal plant Catharanthus roseus
4. Multivariate analysis of herbal drugs with diverse pharmacological activities: Metabolomics study
5. Metabolomics: A recent advanced omics technology in herbal medicine research
6. Genome Editing: Applications for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
7. Cytogenetic and Bioactive Attributes of Crocus sativus (Saffron); a Tool to Unfold its Medicinal Mystery
8. Metabolic engineering for the production of plant therapeutic compounds
9. CRISPR/Cas9 mediated genome editing in medicinal and aromatic plants: Developments and applications
10. Proteomics research in aromatic plants and its contribution to the nutraceuticals and pharmaceutical outcomes
11. Fluxes of nutrients in mycorrhiza: What has fluxomics taught us in the plant-fungus interaction?
12. Metabolomics of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Goldmines of Secondary metabolites for Herbal Medicine Research
13. Exploration of biotechnological studies in low calorie sweetener Stevia rebaudiana: present and future prospects
14. Saffron (Crocus sativus L.): It’s Phytochemistry, Therapeutic Significance and Omics-based Biology
15. Exploitation of revered potent medicinal mushroom Ganoderma lucidum with particular accent on oncotherapeutics
About the Editors
Tariq Aftab is an assistant professor in the Department of Botany at Aligarh Muslim University in India. Having obtained his PhD in Plant Physiology in 2012, he is the recipient of the prestigious Leibniz-DAAD fellowship from Germany, the Raman Fellowship from the Government of India, and Young Scientist Awards from the State Government of Uttar Pradesh (India) and Government of India. He has worked as Visiting Scientist at IPK, Gatersleben, Germany, and in the Department of Plant Biology at Michigan State University in the United States. He is an editorial board member for several journals, including the Journal of Research in Biology, the Journal of Developmental Biology, and the Journal of Brewing and Distilling. He has co-edited 3 books, co-authored 9 book chapters, and written over 35 research papers.
Affiliations and Expertise
Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Khalid R. Hakeem is a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science at King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia. After completing his PhD in Plant Ecophysiology and Molecular Biology in 2011, he was a Lecturer at the University of Kashmir and later joined Universiti Putra Malaysia as a post-doctorate fellow and assistant professor. He has more than 10 years of experience in Plant Eco-Physiology, Biotechnology & Molecular biology, Medicinal plant research, Plant-Microbe-soil interactions as well as in Environmental studies. He has edited 34 books, authored 50 book chapters, and produced over 120 research publications with international publishers.
Affiliations and Expertise
Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia