Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 6, Fruits by T. K. LimEdible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 6, Fruits by T. K. Lim

Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 6, Fruits

byT. K. Lim

Hardcover | March 1, 2013

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This book continues as volume 6 of a multi-compendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. It covers edible fruits/seeds used fresh, cooked or processed into other by-products, or as vegetables, cereals, spices, stimulant, edible oils and beverages. It covers selected species from the following families: Sapindaceae, Sapotaceae, Schisandraceae, Solanaceae, Thymelaeaceae, Urticaceae, Vitaceae and Winteraceae. 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.
TK Lim (Tong Kwee Lim) obtained his Bachelor and Masters in Agricultural Science from the University of Malaya and his PHD (Botanical Sciences) from the University of Hawaii. He worked in the University of Agriculture Malaysia for 20 years as a lecturer and Associate Professor; as Principal Horticulturist for 9 years for the Department...
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Title:Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 6, FruitsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:606 pagesPublished:March 1, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400756275

ISBN - 13:9789400756274

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Sapindaceae.- Blighia sapida.- Dimocarpus fumatus subsp. Fumatus.- Dimocarpus longan subsp.  longan var. Longan.- Dimocarpus longan subp.  malesianus var. Echinatus.- Dimocarpus longan Lour. subsp. malesianus  var. malesianus.- Lepisanthes alata.- Lepisanthes fruticosa.- Litchi chinensis.- Nephelium cuspidatum var. robustum.- Nephelium lappaceum.- Nephelium maingayi.- Nephelium ramboutan-ake.- Paullina cupana.- Pometia pinnata.- Sapotaceae.- Chrysophyllum cainito.- Chrysophyllum oliviforme.- Manilkara jaimiqui.- Manilkara kauki.- Manilkara zapota.- Mimusops elengi.- Pouteria caimito.- Pouteria campechiana.- Pouteria sapota.- Pouteria viridis.- Synsepalum dulcificum.- Schisandraceae.- Illicium verum.- Solanaceae.- Capsicum annuum.- Capsicum baccatum var. pendulum.- Capsicum chinense.- Capsicum frutescens.- Lycium barbarum.- Lycium chinense.- Physalis angulata .- Physalis peruviana.- Solanum aethiopicum.- Solanum americanum.- Solanum betaceum.- Solanum lasiocarpum.- Solanum linearifolium.- Solanum lycopersicum.- Solanum mammosum.- Solanum melongena.- Solanum muricatum.- Solanum nigrum.- Solanum quitoense.- Solanum sessiliflorum.- Solanum torvum.- Thymelaeaceae.- Phaleria capitata.- Urticaceae.- Pourouma cecropiaefolia.- Vitaceae.- Vitis vinifera.- Winteraceae.- Tasmannia  insipida.- Tasmannia lanceolata.- Medical Glossary.- Scientific Glossary.- Common Name Index.- Scientific Name Index.