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Edible Wild Fruits and Nuts of Canada

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ISBN-10: 088902751X

ISBN-13: 9780889027510

Edition: N/A

Authors: Nancy J. Turner

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Of all the different kinds of wild foods used by man, wild fruits are without doubt the most widely enjoyed- and usually the easiest to gather and prepare. Few people realize that rice and other grains, sumac, sunflower seeds, and pond-lily seeds are fruits. Nuts, of course, are also fruits, but because they are rarely recognized as such, except in botanical terms, they are specifically referred to in the title of this book.Nutritionally, wild fruits are as rich in vitamins and minerals as cultivated fruits, lower in sugar and calorie content, and free of wax coating, chemical sprays or artificial ripening agents. What's more, wild fruits nearly always taste better than their cultivated…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date: 9/27/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 212
Size: 8.25" wide x 8.00" long
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Nancy J. Turner is an ethnobotanist and distinguished professor in the School of Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria. She is also a research associate with the Royal British Columbia Museum. She resides in Victoria, BC.