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CRC Handbook of Nuts

Out of Print

Series: CRC Handbook Series

By: James A Duke

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1989 | #85125 | ISBN: 0849336368
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About this book

Over one hundred of the world's most important species of nuts are systematically accounted in this informative handbook. The text defines nuts and discusses their economic and nutritional value. For easy reference; there is an illustrated account of each nut by species, arranged alphabetically by scientific name. Each account includes the family name, several colloquial names, and paragraphs on uses, folk medicine, chemistry, germplasm, distribution, ecol-ogy, cultivation, harvesting, yields, energy, and biotic factors.

Chapters Describe:
- Uses
- Folk medicine
- Chemistry
- Germplasm
- Distribution
- Ecology
- Cultivation
- Harvesting
- Yields and economics
- Energy
- Biotic factors

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