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Economic Botany 3E : Plants In Our World - Beryl Simpson

Economic Botany 3E

Plants In Our World

Paperback Published: 28th February 2001
ISBN: 9780071181884
Number Of Pages: 544

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This third edition has been updated and material has been added on herbal and medicinal plants, ethnobotany, genetics and biotechnology, agricultural changes/advances including global crops, sustainability and conservation ethics. There are more global examples and content throughout, especially concerning food and medicinal research/ethics. Topics include plants and their manipulation by people; origins of agriculture; fruits and nuts of temperate regions; fruits and nuts of warm region; cereal grains and forage grasses; legumes; and foods from leaves, stems, and roots.

1 Plants and Their Manipulation by People 2 Origins of Agriculture 3 Fruits and Nuts of Temperate Regions 4 Fruits and Nuts of Warm Regions 5 Cereal Grains and Forage Grasses 6 Legumes 7 Foods from Leaves, Stems, and Roots 8 Spices, Herbs, and Perfumes 9 Vegetable Oils and Waxes 10 Hydrogels, Elastic Latexes, and Resins 11 Medicinal Plants 12 Psychoactive Drugs and Poisons from Plants 13 Stimulating Beverages 14 Alcoholic Beverages 15 Fibers, Dyes, and Tannins 16 Wood, Cork, and Bamboo 17 Ornamental Plants 18 Algae 19 Uses of Plants in the Future

ISBN: 9780071181884
ISBN-10: 0071181881
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 28th February 2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.5 x 22.5  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 1.35
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised