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Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants, Volume 4: Fruits

  • More than 400 coloured illustrations per volume
  • Referenced up-to-date-information on nutritive and medicinal properties
  • Common and vernacular names to help in plant identification
  • Medical and scientific glossaries

Series: Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants Volume: 4

By: TK Lim (Author)

1022 pages, 439 colour photos, 10 tables

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Jul 2012 | #197260 | ISBN-13: 9789400740525
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NHBS Price: £193.00 $242/€229 approx

About this book

This book continues as volume 4 of a multi-compendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. It covers edible fruits/seeds used fresh or processed, as vegetables, spices, stimulants, edible oils and beverages. It encompasses selected species from the following families: Fagaceae, Grossulariaceae, Hypoxidaxeae, Myrsinaceae Olacaceae, Oleaceae, Orchidaceae, Oxalidaceae, Pandanaceae, Passifloraceae, Pedaliaceae, Phyllanthaceae, Pinaceae, Piperaceae, Rosaceae and Rutaceae . This work will be of significant interest to scientists, researchers, medical practitioners, pharmacologists, ethnobotanists, horticulturists, food nutritionists, agriculturists, botanists, conservationists, lecturers, students and the general public. Topics covered include: taxonomy; common/English and vernacular names; origin and distribution; agroecology; edible plant parts and uses; botany; nutritive and pharmacological properties, medicinal uses and research findings; nonedible uses; and selected references.


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