Kapoor, L(achman) D(as)

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KAPOOR, L(achman) D(as)

KAPOOR, L(achman) D(as). Indian, b. 1916. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: Forest Department of Jammu and Kashmir, Baramulla, India, exploitation officer for the survey and collection of forest products, 1942-44; Drug Research Laboratory of Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu, India, botanist, 194455; CSIR, Regional Research Laboratory, Jammu, senior assistant director, 1958-64; CSIR, National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India, deputy director, 1964-76; retired, 1976. Consulting scientist to Lupin Laboratories, Baidyanath Ayurved Pharmaceuticals, and Mehta Pharmaceuticals. Publications: (with R.N. Chopra, I.C. Chopra, and K.L. Handa) Chopra's Indigenous Drugs of India, rev. ed., 1958; (with Ramkrishnan) Advances in the Essential Oil Industry, 1977; The CRC Handbook of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants, 1990; The Opium Poppy: Botany, Chemistry, and Pharmacology, 1995. Contributor to scientific journals. Some work appears under the name L.D. Kapur. Address: 11 Harvest Dr., Neshanic Station, NJ 08853, U.S.A.