ISBN-10:
0849336376
ISBN-13:
9780849336379
Pub. Date:
11/28/2000
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Handbook of Nuts: Herbal Reference Library / Edition 1999

Handbook of Nuts: Herbal Reference Library / Edition 1999

by James A. Duke

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Handbook of Nuts: Herbal Reference Library / Edition 1999

Over one hundred of the world's most important species of nuts are systematically accounted for in this informative handbook. The text defines nuts and discusses their economic and nutritional value. For easy reference, there is an illustrated account of each nut by species, arranged alphabetically by scientific name. Each account includes the family name, several colloquial names, and paragraphs on uses, folk medicine, chemistry, germplasm, distribution, ecology, cultivation, harvesting, yields, energy, and biotic factors.

Chapters Describe:

  • Uses
  • Folk medicine
  • Chemistry
  • Germplasm
  • Distribution
  • Ecology
  • Cultivation
  • Harvesting
  • Yields and economics
  • Energy
  • Biotic factors
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780849336379
    Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    Publication date: 11/28/2000
    Series: Herbal Reference Library Series , #4
    Pages: 360
    Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.04(d)

    Table of Contents

    Introduction. Acknowledgements and Conceptual-ization. Procedure and Format. Acrocomia sclerocarpa. Acrocomia totai. Adhatoda vasica. Aleurites fordii. Aleurites moluccana. Aleurites montana. Amphicarpaea bracteata. Anacardium occi-dentale. Apios americana. Areca catechu. Arenga pinnata. Arto-carpus altilis. Artocarpus heterophyllus. Balanites aeqyptiaca. Bar-ringtonia procera. Bertholletia excelsa. Borassus flabellifer. Brosimum alicastrum. Brosimum utile. Bruguiera gymnorrhiza. Buchanania lanzan. Butyrospermum paradoxum. Calamus rotang. Canarium indicum. Canarium ovatum. Carya illinoiensis. Caryocar amygdaliferum. Caryocar nuciferum. Caryocar spp. Caryodendron orinocense. Castanea crenata. Castanea dentata. Castanea mollissima. Castanea pumila. Castanea sativa. Castanospermum australe. Ceiba pen-tandra. Cocos nucifera. Cola acuminata. Cola nitida. Cola verticil-lata. Cordeauxia edulis. Corylus americana. Corylus avellana. Corylus chinesis. Corylus colurna. Corylus cornuta. Corylus ferox. Corylus heterophylla. Corylus maxima. Coula edula. Cycas circinalis. Cyas revoluta. Cyas rumphii. Cyperus esculentus. Cyperus rotundus. Detarium senegalense. Elaeis guineensis. Elaesis oleifera. Eleocharis dulcis. Fagus grandifolia. Fagus syl-vatica. Ginkgo biloba. Gnetum gnemon. Heliathis annuus. Hy-phaene thebaica. Inocarpus edulis. Jatropha curcas. Jessenia bataua. Juglans ailanthifolia. Juglans cinerea. Juglans hindsii. Juglans nigra. Juglans regia. Lecythis elliptica. Lecythis ollaria. Lecythis pisonis. Licania rigida. Macadamia spp. Madhuca longifolia. Moringa oleifera. Nelumbo nucifera. Nypa fruticans. Orbigyna cohune. Orbigyna spp. Pachira aquatica. Paullinia cupana. Phytelephas macrocarpa. Pinus edulis. Pinus quadrifolia. Pistacia vera. Pittosporum resiniferum. Platonia esculenta. Prunus dulcis. Quercus suber. Ricinodendron heude-lotii. Ricinodendron rautanenii. Santalum acuminatum. Sapium seb-iferum. Schleichera oleosa. Sclerocarya caffra. Simmondsia chinensis. Telfairia occidentalis. Telfairia pedata. Terminalia cat-appa. Trapa spp. Treculia africana. Virola sebifera. Virola surinamensis. Illustrations Credits. References. Index.

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