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Tropical Forests, People and Food: Biocultural Interactions and Applications to Development

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Series: Man and the Biosphere Volume: 13

Edited By: CM Hladik, A Hladik, OF Linares, H Pagezy, A Semple and M Hadley

852 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Parthenon Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #17813 | ISBN: 1850703809
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Detailed volume of 74 chapters, with six sections covering: evolution and history of tropical forests in relation to food availability; food production and nutritional value of wild and semi-cultivated species; adaptive aspects of food consumption and energy expenditure; feeding strategies in relation to environmental variation; cultural factors in food choices; and management alternatives for the rational use of tropical forests in the years ahead.

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