Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 5, Fruits by T. K. LimEdible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 5, Fruits by T. K. Lim

Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 5, Fruits

byT. K. Lim

Hardcover | February 3, 2013

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This book continues as volume 5 of a multicompendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. It covers edible fruits/seeds used fresh, cooked or processed as vegetables, cereals, spices, stimulant, edible oils and beverages. It covers selected species from the following families: Apiaceae, Brassicaceae, Chenopodiaceae, Cunoniaceae, Lythraceae, Papaveraceae, Poaceae, Polygalaceae, Polygonaceae, Proteaceae, Ranunculaceae, Rhamnaceae, Rubiaceae, Salicaceae, Santalaceae, Xanthorrhoeaceae and Zingiberaceae. This work will be of significant interest to scientists, medical practitioners, pharmacologists, ethnobotanists, horticulturists, food nutritionists, botanists, agriculturists, 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/pharmacological properties, medicinal uses, 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...
Title:Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 5, FruitsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:943 pagesPublished:February 3, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9400756526

ISBN - 13:9789400756526

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Apiaceae.- Carum carvi.- Cuminum cyminum.- Foeniculum vulgare.- Trachyspermum ammi.- Brassicaceae.- Brassica napus.- Brassica nigra.- Chenopodiaceae.- Chenopodium quinoa.- Cunoniaceae.- Davidsonia pruriens.- Lythraceae.- Punica granatum.- Trapa natans.- Papaveraceae.- Papaver somniferum.- Poaceae.- Avena sativa.- Coix lachryma-jobi.- Echinocloa frumentacea.- Hordeum vulgare.- Oryza sativa.- Setaria italic.- Sorghum bicolour.- Triticum aestivum.- Zea mays.- Zizania palustris.- Polygalaceae.- Xanthophyllum amoenum.- Polygonaceae.- Coccoloba uvifera.- Fagopyrum esculentum.- Proteaceae.- Macadamia integrifolia.- Macadamia tetraphylla.- Ranunculaceae .- Nigella sativa.- Rhamnaceae.- Hovenia dulcis.- Ziziphus jujube.- Ziziphus Mauritania.- Rubiaceae.- Coffea Arabica.- Coffea canephora.- Coffea liberica.- Morinda citrifolia.- Nauclea orientalis.- Salicaceae.- Dovyalis hebecarpa.- Flacourtia indica.- Flacourtia inermis.- Flacourtia jangomas.- Flacourtia rukam.- Pangium edule.- Santalaceae .- Santalum acuminatum.- Xanthorrhoeaceae.- Dianella caerulea.- Zingiberaceae.- Amomum aromaticum.- Amomum compactum.- Amomum longiliculare.- Amomum subulatum.- Amomum tsao-ko.- Elletaria cardamomum.- Medical Glossary.- Scientific Glossary. Common Name Index.- Scientific Name Index.