Download PDF by Umberto Quattrocchi: CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants:

By Umberto Quattrocchi

ISBN-10: 142008044X

ISBN-13: 9781420080445

"Following at the successes of 2 prior dictionary initiatives, the CRC international Dictionary of Plant Names and the CRC global Dictionary of the Grasses, Umberto Quattrocchi has undertaken this dictionary of economically vital plants…. He has performed for those vegetation what used to be so admirably performed in his different works—brought the substantial and scattered literature on plant names, and hence, too, their makes use of, into coherent order in order that the inquisitive student can get a foothold."
—From the Foreword, Donald H. Pfister, Harvard college and Harvard collage Herbaria, Cambridge, Massachusetts

The CRC international Dictionary of Medicinal and toxic crops: universal Names, clinical Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology offers the start line for greater entry to facts on crops used around the globe in drugs, nutrition, and cultural practices. the fabric present in the 5 volumes has been painstakingly accumulated from papers of common curiosity, stories and files, taxonomic revisions, box reviews, herbaria and herbarium collections, notes, monographs, pamphlets, botanical literature, and literature tout court. It contains resources on hand at a number of typical historical past libraries, floras and conventional flowers works, neighborhood floras and native histories, nomenclatural histories, and the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature.

Much greater than a dictionary, the ebook offers the names of millions of genera and species of economically vital crops, concise summaries of plant homes, and applicable observations approximately medicinal makes use of. Drawing from an immense variety of fundamental and secondary resources, it truly is an integral time-saving advisor for all these concerned with botany, natural medication, pharmacognosy, toxicology, medicinal and typical product chemistry, and agriculture.

Show description

Read or Download CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) PDF

Best botany books

Get Vegetation Structure and Function at Multiple Spatial, PDF

This commemorative quantity of invited papers in plants technology covers a whole diversity of themes, pursuits, tools and purposes, together with conservation and administration projects. those require research at varied temporal and spatial scales, usually concurrently. method is necessary in technological know-how, because it responds to specific questions and increases others.

Read e-book online Advances in Plant Breeding Strategies: Agronomic, Abiotic PDF

The elemental idea of this ebook is to ascertain using cutting edge equipment augmenting conventional plant breeding in the direction of the improvement of recent crop forms below diversified environmental stipulations to accomplish sustainable nutrients creation. This ebook involves volumes: quantity 1 subtitled Breeding, Biotechnology and Molecular instruments and quantity 2 subtitled Agronomic, Abiotic and Biotic rigidity qualities.

Download e-book for iPad: Drought Stress Tolerance in Plants, Vol 2: Molecular and by Mohammad Anwar Hossain,Shabir Hussain Wani,Soumen

Drought is among the so much critical constraints to crop productiveness world wide, and therefore it has turn into an important main issue for international foodstuff safety.  Due to an expanding global inhabitants, droughts may lead to severe nutrients shortages through 2050. the location might aggravate as a result of predicated climatic adjustments that could bring up the frequency, length and severity of droughts.

Additional info for CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set)

Example text

Download PDF sample

CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

by Joseph

Rated 4.01 of 5 – based on 29 votes