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Ethnobotany

Local Knowledge and Traditions

by Jose L. Martinez, Amner Munoz-Acevedo & Mahendra Rai

<p><strong>Ethnobotany: Local Knowledge and Traditions discusses various plants that have actually been used in traditional medicine for a specific ailment. It desribes the biological effectiveness (activities) related to each ...

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Ethnobotany

A Phytochemical Perspective

by Barbara M. Schmidt & Diana M. Klaser Cheng

<p><em>Ethnobotany: A Phytochemical Perspective</em> explores the chemistry behind hundreds of plant medicines, dyes, fibers, flavors, poisons, insect repellants, and many other uses of botanicals. Bridging the gap between ethnobotany and ...

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Ethnobotany of India, Volume 1

Eastern Ghats and Deccan

by T. Pullaiah, K. V. Krishnamurthy & Bir Bahadur

<p><strong>Ethnobotany of India: Volume 1: Eastern Ghats and Adjacent Deccan</strong>, the first of a five-volume set, provides an informative overview of human-plant interrelationships in this southern area of India. The volume looks at the ...

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Ethnobotany of India, Volume 4

Western and Central Himalayas

by T. Pullaiah, K. V. Krishnamurthy & Bir Bahadur

<p><strong>Ethnobotany of India: Volume 4: Western and Central Himalayas</strong> is the 4th volume of the 5-volume set, an informative book series on the ethnobotanical aspects of India. The books cover different regions, ...

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Ethnomedicinal Plants: Revitalizing of Traditional Knowledge of Herbs

by Rai, Mahendra

<P>Presenting recent discoveries on ethnomedicinal plants around the world, this book focuses on evaluating the progress to date as well as the future potential of drug development in ethnomedicine. Eight reviews examine therapeutic applications

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Evolution by Natural Selection: Confidence, Evidence and the Gap

by Michael, Michaelis

<P>A persistent argument among evolutionary biologists and philosophers revolves around the nature of natural selection. <B>Evolution by Natural Selection: Confidence, Evidence and the Gap</B> explores this argument by using a theory of ...

ISBN: 9781498700887

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Exploration, Identification and Utilization of Barley Germplasm

by Zhang, Guoping

<p><i>Exploration, Identification and Utilization of Barley Germplasm</i> explores the timely global challenges related to barley production posed by the narrowing of biodiversity and problem soils, identifying elite genotypes which will enhance

ISBN: 9780128029237

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Field Guide to Common Texas Grasses

by Stephan L. Hatch, Kelly C. Umphres & A. Jenét Ardoin

<p>Covering 172 species of the most significant common grasses growing in Texas, this complete update of the now-classic <em>Common Texas Grasses: An Illustrated Guide</em> contains range maps and color images of the inflorescences and spikelets

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Field to Palette

Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene

by Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller & Gerd Wessolek

<p><em>Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene</em> is an investigation of the cultural meanings, representations, and values of soil in a time of planetary change. The book offers critical reflections on some of the most

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Figs: The Genus Ficus

by Lansky, Ephraim Philip

<P>With a history as ancient as any cultivated fruit, many believe the fig has been with us even longer than the pomegranate. The <EM>Ficus</EM> constitutes one of the largest and hardiest genera of flowering plants featuring as many as 750 ...

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Flavonoids: Chemistry, Biochemistry and Applications

by Andersen, Oyvind M.

Advances in the flavonoid field have been nothing short of spectacular over the last 20 years. While the medical field has noticed flavonoids for their potential antioxidant, anticancer and cardioprotectant characteristics, growers and ...

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Flora of Middle-Earth

Plants of J.R.R. Tolkien's Legendarium

by Walter S. Judd & Graham A. Judd

<p>Few settings in literature are as widely known or celebrated as J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth. The natural landscape plays a major role in nearly all of Tolkien's major works, and readers have come to view the geography of this fictional ...

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Flora of Tropical East Africa

Orchidaceae (Part 3)

by P Cribb

<p>First published in 1989. CRC Press is an imprint of Taylor &amp; Francis.</p> ...

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Flora of Tropical East Africa

Burseraceae

by CRC Press

<p>First published in 1991. CRC Press is an imprint of Taylor &amp; Francis.</p> ...

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Flora of Tropical East Africa - Rubiaceae Volume 2 (1988)

by D. Brisdon

<p>The Rubiaceae are a family of flowering plants, commonly known as the coffee, madder, or bedstraw family.  This volume was prepared at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew with assistance from the East Africain Herbarium.  It contains a synopsis of

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Flora of Tropical East Africa - Sapindaceae (1998)

by Bernard Verdcourt & Frances G.Davies

<p>The flora is prepared at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in close collaboration with East African Herbarium and in liaison with the University of Dar es Salaam, the University of Nairobi and the Makerere University. Significant contributions are ...

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Flora Unveiled

The Discovery and Denial of Sex in Plants

by Lincoln Taiz & Lee Taiz

<p>Sex in animals has been known for at least ten thousand years, and this knowledge was put to good use during animal domestication in the Neolithic period. In stark contrast, sex in plants wasn't discovered until the late 17th century, long ...

ISBN: 9780190627737

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Flowering Plants

Structure and Industrial Products

by Aisha S. Khan

<p>Angiosperms, or flowering plants, are one of the most diverse plant groups on the planet, and they offer tremendous resources for a broad range of industries. <em>Flowering Plants</em> examines the anatomy and morphology of angiosperms with a

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Food as Medicine

Functional Food Plants of Africa

by Maurice M. Iwu

<p>This comprehensive book documents African plants used for functional and medicinal foods. It contains more than 60 detailed monographs of African foods, describing foods with various characteristics such as prebiotic, probiotic, satiety, ...

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Food Mycology: A Multifaceted Approach to Fungi and Food

by Dijksterhuis, Jan

For millennia, the presence of fungi in food has been both boon and bane to food stores. Fungi can spoil large quantities of food and produce dangerous toxins that threaten human health; however, fungal spoilage in certain foods can produce a ...

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