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