The Coconut: Phylogeny,origins, And Spread

Paperback | January 9, 2017

byN Madhavan Nayar

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The Coconut: Phylogeny, Origins, and Spread comprehensively covers the botany, phylogeny, origins, and spread of the coconut tree which is primarily known for its use in oil, fiber, and as food, including its tender nut water. Until the 1950 s, coconut oil ranked first in the world in production and International trade among all the vegetable oils. Since then, cheaper sources, such as the African oil palm, soybean, canola, and others have overtaken the coconut in oil production and trade. As the coconut, Cocos nucifera Arecaceae , is a dominant part of the littoral vegetation across the topics, this book includes coverage of its impact in the food, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical industries, along with applications in non-food use. Presents the phylogenetics, origin, biogeography, and spread of the coconut tree Explores the broad-based use of coconut, from basic food source to nutraceuticals Provides ethnobotanical information on the cultivation and use of this tropical crop

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The Coconut: Phylogeny, Origins, and Spread comprehensively covers the botany, phylogeny, origins, and spread of the coconut tree which is primarily known for its use in oil, fiber, and as food, including its tender nut water. Until the 1950 s, coconut oil ranked first in the world in production and International trade among all the ve...

" Emeritus Scientist, Department of Science & Technology (Government of India) and Indian Council of Agricultural Research" Director of 3 crop/cropping systems-based ICAR institutes (Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod; Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla; Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Trivandrum)" Fo...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:246 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 9, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128097787

ISBN - 13:9780128097786

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Table of Contents

Chapter I. - Introduction and Importance: 10 pages, 8 tables
Chapter II - Early History and Lore: 10 pages, 8 figures
Chapter III - Taxonomy and Intraspecific Classification: 12 pages, 10 figures, 2 tables
Chapter IV - Palaeobotany and Archaeology : 30 pages, 10 figures, 2 tables
Chapter V - Phylogeny and Biogeography: 30 pages, 20 figures, 2 tables
Chapter VI - Origins I: Past Observations: 40 pages, 3 figures, 1 table
Chapter VII - Origins II : 30 pages, 10 tables, 5 figures
Chapter VIII - Spread: 12 pages, 10 figures
Chapter IX - Afterword: 10 pages