Economic Botany Plants in Our World

ISBN-10: 007057569X
ISBN-13: 9780070575691
Edition: 2nd 1995
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Description: Written for the introductory-level course in Economic Botany, this edition offers more emphasis on key topics like biotechnology and ethnobotany.

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List price: $75.94
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 684
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Written for the introductory-level course in Economic Botany, this edition offers more emphasis on key topics like biotechnology and ethnobotany.

Preface
Features of Flowering Plants and Their Productsp. 1
Variation, Selection, and Evolution in Flowering Plantsp. 37
Origins of Agriculturep. 66
Fruits and Nuts of Temperate Regionsp. 84
Fruits and Nuts of Warm Regionsp. 115
Cereal Grains and Forage Grassesp. 159
Legumesp. 201
Foods from Leaves, Stems, and Rootsp. 229
Spices, Herbs, and Perfumesp. 278
Vegetable Oils and Waxesp. 315
Hydrogels, Elastic Latexes, and Resinsp. 349
Medicinal Plantsp. 376
Psychoactive Drugs and Poisons from Plantsp. 407
Stimulating Beveragesp. 446
Alcoholic Beveragesp. 471
Fibers, Dyes, and Tanninsp. 504
Wood, Cork, and Bamboop. 542
Ornamental Plantsp. 570
Algaep. 614
Uses of Plants in the Futurep. 650
Additional Readingsp. 685
Indexp. 705
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

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