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The strength of this book is that it is written by someone who has spent a lifetime devoted to the science of economic botany. The author has. Illustrated with numerous well-labelled line diagrams and pictures, this book will be useful for students of botany, food and nutrition, forestry, agriculture. PDF | On Aug 1, , Afroz Alam & Vinay Sharma and others published Text Book of Economic Botany.

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Some additional species are discussed and new illustrations have been added. In the present unsettled state of world affairs statistics of production in the several countries and of imports into the United States vary so from year to year that they are of little value. Consequently, it has seemed advisable to reduce such statistics to a minimum.

The list of species includes all new species discussed in the text, and the nomenclature has been carefully checked and brought up to date. In order not to be too unwieldy the bibliography is restricted to works that have been published since The author wishes to express his appreciation to those of his friends and colleagues who have made suggestions and critical comments or.

Economic Botany. This book offers an up-to-date account of important crops grown worldwide. It provides detailed discussion on the history of plant exploration, migration, domestication and distribution, and crop improvement.

The text starts with the origin and diversification of cultivated plants, followed by discussion on tropical, subtropical and temperate crops that are sources of food, beverages, spices and medicines, as well as plant insecticides, timber plants and essential oil-yielding plants. The genetic and evolutionary aspects of different plants and their health benefits are highlighted. The book covers topics dealing with biodiversity conservation, petro-crops, ethnobotanical studies, and important sub-tropical and temperate plants that have commercial importance.

The significance of major plant species under each category is described in detail. Illustrated with numerous well-labelled line diagrams and pictures, this book will be useful for students of botany, food and nutrition, forestry, agriculture, horticulture, plant breeding and environmental science.

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Part of Springer Nature. Not logged in Unaffiliated Human Food and Food Additives. Because the author extends himself beyond his own fields of expertise, there are places in the book where the information is quite misleading.

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His areas of interest are botany, plant science, tropical crops and plant physiology. Roots in Islamic Endeavors[ edit ] As the Islamic Empire reached its westernmost limits on the Iberian Peninsula, Muslims were able to bring with them flora from the east.

Ephedrine is actually a very interesting case of economic botany in medicine. Ginger did not do well on the mainland of New Spain, but it grew on the Caribbean Island of Hispaniola.

I was also glad to see that the book covers the use of various organisms that are no longer considered part of the plant kingdom such as various species of fungi and algae.

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