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  • 1 Spices Board Indian Cardamom Research Institute Myladumpara, Kailasanadu 685 553 Kerala India
  • | 2 University of Madras Department of Information Science Chepauk, Chennai, Tamil Nadu India
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Abstract  

This paper intends to observe the Asian R&D output on ‘Spices’ for the co-relation between the Asian Countries and that of the sub-fields of Spices Research and the dynamic changes, if any, in their research priorities. The chosen study period is two decades: 1983–2002. Hort CD is the source database for this research. On these premises, the frequency of keywords found in the Descriptor Field of each record in the chosen database. Mapping technique is adopted for analysis using Data and Text Mining (DTM) software. This enabled to correlate the countries versus the subject priority amongst the Asian Countries during the study period. The inferences drawn are reported along with the interpretations.

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Scientometrics
Language English
Size B5
Year of
Foundation
1978
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4
Issues
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12
Founder Akadémiai Kiadó
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Springer Nature Switzerland AG
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ISSN 0138-9130 (Print)
ISSN 1588-2861 (Online)