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Ocimum basilicum L.

Lamiaceae

Basil, basilic common, basilico, bush basil, sweet basil, wild basil


We have information from several sources:

FactSheet contributed by James Simon

Herbs: An Indexed Bibliography. 1971-1980—J.E. Simon, A.F. Chadwick and L.E. Craker

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2012

Breeding Sweet Basil for Chilling Tolerance—Paulo Ribeiro and James E. Simon

Antioxidant Activity of Basil—H.R. Juliani and J.E. Simon

Basil Seed Oils—Paul Angers, Mario R. Morales, and James E. Simon

Basil: A Source of Essential Oils—James E. Simon, James Quinn, and Renee G. Murray

Essential Oils and Culinary Herbs—James E. Simon

New Aromatic Lemon Basil Germplasm—Mario R. Morales, Denys J. Charles, and James E. Simon

New Basil Selections with Compact Inflorescences for the Ornamental Market—Mario R. Morales and James E. Simon

Basil: A Source of Aroma Compounds and a Popular Culinary and Ornamental Herb—James E. Simon, Mario R. Morales, Winthrop B. Phippen, Roberto Fontes Vieira, and Zhigang Hao

Alternative Crops Research in Virginia—Harbans L. Bhardwaj, Andy Hankins, Tadesse Mebrahtu, Jimmy Mullins, Muddappa Rangappa, Ozzie Abaye, and Gregory E. Welbaum

Basil: Promising New Essential Oil Crop—James E. Simon

New Ornamental Basils

New Basils

Savory Herbs: Culture and Use. Lowman, M.S. and M. Birdseye. 1946.

Magness, J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States.

Sweet Basil: A Production Guide—Cooperative Extension Service, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. PDF version


Outside links to other Ocimum information:

Images of glandular trichomes of basil - essential oil glands


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