Poisonous Plants and Animals of Florida and the Caribbean

Poisonous Plants and Animals of Florida and the Caribbean

by David W Nellis
     
 

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By identifying dangerous organisms, this book makes life safer for those who encounter the exuberant diversity of nature in the American tropics. Part One illustrates and describes each poisonous plant and animal in a nontechnical manner. Part Two provides in-depth information of the toxins, symptoms, and treatments presently recorded in the scientific literature,

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By identifying dangerous organisms, this book makes life safer for those who encounter the exuberant diversity of nature in the American tropics. Part One illustrates and describes each poisonous plant and animal in a nontechnical manner. Part Two provides in-depth information of the toxins, symptoms, and treatments presently recorded in the scientific literature, as well as beneficial uses and folklore. A must for campers, hikers, bicyclists, kayakers—anyone who spends time in the Florida outdoors.

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"In an area of relatively high population and many tourists, this scientifically sound yet easily usable volume is a most welcome document."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561641116
Publisher:
Pineapple Press, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.36(h) x 1.20(d)

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