TY - CHAP A1 - S.R. Krishna Motukuri A2 - Nallamothu Jaswanthi ED1 - Aman Dekebo Y1 - 2020-10-14 PY - 2020 T1 - Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum L.): An Alternative Food to Reduce Micronutrient Deficiencies in Human N2 - 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. BT - Capsicum SP - Ch. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.92198 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.92198 SN - 978-1-83880-942-3 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-11-30 ER -