Phytochemical Resources For Medicine And Agriculture

Hardcover | September 30, 1992

EditorH.N. Nigg, D. Seigler

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The result of an American Chemical Society Symposium on Plant Chemicals Useful to Humans, held in Miami, Florida, September 1989, this volume can serve as an introductory text for courses and as a reference. Papers address an historical perspective of ancient poisons; plant and plant products used in mummification; plants used medically by indigenous peoples; plants as sources of medicinally and pharmaceutically important compounds; socio-economic poisons--khat, the natural amphetamine; antiparasitic agents, nematicidal compounds, herbicidal compounds, and insecticidal compounds from plants; natural medicines as natural pesticides; natural toxicants in foods; and future for natural products. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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The result of an American Chemical Society Symposium on Plant Chemicals Useful to Humans, held in Miami, Florida, September 1989, this volume can serve as an introductory text for courses and as a reference. Papers address an historical perspective of ancient poisons; plant and plant products used in mummification; plants used medicall...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:453 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:September 30, 1992Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306442450

ISBN - 13:9780306442452

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An Historical Perspective of Ancient Poison (Cutler). Plants and Plant Products Used im Mummification (David). Plants Used Medically by Indigenous Peoples (Lewis). Plants as Sources of Medicinally and Pharmaceutically Important Compounds (Kinghorn). SocioEconomic Poisons (Brenneisen, ElSohly). Antiparasitic Agents from Plants (Borris, Schaeffer). Antifungal Compounds in Plants (Kuc). Nematicidal Compounds from Plants (Chitwood). Herbicidal Compounds from Higher Plants (Cutler). Insecticidal Compounds from Plants (Bowers). Natural Medicines Are Natural Pesticides? (Duke). Sources, Levels, and Toxicology (Beier, Nigg). Future for Natural Products (Nigg, Seigler). Index.