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By N Madhavan Nayar

ISBN-10: 0128097787

ISBN-13: 9780128097786

The Coconut: Phylogeny, Origins, and Spread comprehensively covers the botany, phylogeny, origins, and unfold of the coconut palm. The coconut is used basically for its oil, fiber, and as an editorial of nutrition, together with its tender-nut water. till the Nineteen Fifties, coconut oil used to rank first on the earth in construction and overseas alternate between all of the vegetable oils. considering that then, lower-cost resources similar to the African oil palm, soybean, canola, and others have overtaken the coconut in oil construction and exchange. The coconut, Cocos nucifera L. (Arecaceae), is a dominant a part of the littoral plants around the tropics. as well as discussing the origins of the coconut and its use as a crop, the publication covers the resurgence within the use of the coconut in nutrition, prescription drugs, and nutraceuticals.

  • Presents the phylogeny, origins, and unfold of the coconut
  • Explores the broad-based use of coconut from easy meals resource to nutraceuticals
  • Provides ethnobotanical details on cultivation and use of this tropical crop

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