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 factorsOkoli, B. E. and Mgbeogu, C. M., Fluted Pumpkin, Telfairia occidentalis: West African Vegetable Crop, Econ. ... Filberts in the Northwest, in Handbook of North American Nut Trees, Jaynes, R. A., Ed., Northern Nut Growers Association, Knoxville, Tenn., 1969, 294. ... Perry, L. M., Medicinal Plants of East and Southeast Asia.
|Title||:||Handbook of Nuts|
|Author||:||James A. Duke|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2000-11-10|