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.