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 was once so admirably performed in his different works—brought the sizeable and scattered literature on plant names, and as a consequence, 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 collage and Harvard collage Herbaria, Cambridge, Massachusetts
The CRC international Dictionary of Medicinal and toxic crops: universal Names, medical Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology offers the place to begin for larger entry to info on vegetation used world wide in medication, foodstuff, and cultural practices. the fabric present in the 5 volumes has been painstakingly amassed from papers of basic curiosity, experiences and documents, taxonomic revisions, box experiences, herbaria and herbarium collections, notes, monographs, pamphlets, botanical literature, and literature tout court. It comprises assets on hand at a variety of traditional heritage libraries, floras and traditional 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 very important crops, concise summaries of plant homes, and applicable observations approximately medicinal makes use of. Drawing from an enormous diversity of basic and secondary assets, it truly is an integral time-saving advisor for all these concerned with botany, natural medication, pharmacognosy, toxicology, medicinal and average 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