Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants : Volume 3, Fruits, Hardback Book

Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants : Volume 3, Fruits Hardback


This book continues as volume 3 of a multi-compendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants.

It covers edible fruits/seeds used fresh or processed, as vegetables, spices, stimulants, edible oils and beverages.

It encompasses species from the following families: Ginkgoaceae, Gnetaceae, Juglandaceae, Lauraceae, Lecythidaceae, Magnoliaceae, Malpighiaceae, Malvaceae, Marantaceae, Meliaceae, Moraceae, Moringaceae, Muntigiaceae, Musaceae, Myristicaceae and Myrtaceae.

This work will be of significant interest to scientists, researchers, medical practitioners, pharmacologists, ethnobotanists, horticulturists, food nutritionists, agriculturists, botanists, conservationists, lecturers, students and the general public.

Topics covered include: taxonomy; common/English and vernacular names; origin and distribution; agroecology; edible plant parts and uses; botany; nutritive and pharmacological properties, medicinal uses and research findings; nonedible uses; and selected references.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 898 pages, 10 Tables, color; 10 Tables, black and white; XVIII, 898 p. 449 illus., 169 illus. in col
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Pharmacology
  • ISBN: 9789400725331



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