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Handbook of Nuts: Herbal Reference Library

James A Duke 
CRC Press  November 2000  



Hardback  368pp  ISBN 9780849336379      £110.00
  • Provides detailed information of over one hundred nuts in one single source
  • Includes illustrated accounts of nuts by species
  • Covers both familiar nuts and oleochemical or chemurgic nuts

Over one hundred of the world's most important species of nuts are systematically accounted for in this informative handbook. The text defines nuts and discusses their economic and nutritional value. For easy reference, there is an illustrated account of each nut by species, arranged alphabetically by scientific name. Each account includes the family name, several colloquial names, and paragraphs on uses, folk medicine, chemistry, germplasm, distribution, ecology, cultivation, harvesting, yields, energy, and biotic factors.

Chapters Describe:

  • Uses
  • Folk medicine
  • Chemistry
  • Germplasm
  • Distribution
  • Ecology
  • Cultivation
  • Harvesting
  • Yields and economics
  • Energy
  • Biotic factors

Contents

Introduction.
Acknowledgements and Conceptual-ization.
Procedure and Format.
Acrocomia sclerocarpa.
Acrocomia totai.
Adhatoda vasica.
Aleurites fordii.
Aleurites moluccana.
Aleurites montana.
Amphicarpaea bracteata.
Anacardium occi-dentale.
Apios americana.
Areca catechu.
Arenga pinnata.
Arto-carpus altilis.
Artocarpus heterophyllus.
Balanites aeqyptiaca.
Bar-ringtonia procera.
Bertholletia excelsa.
Borassus flabellifer
Brosimum alicastrum.
Brosimum utile.
Bruguiera gymnorrhiza.
Buchanania lanzan.
Butyrospermum paradoxum.
Calamus rotang.
Canarium indicum.
Canarium ovatum.
Carya illinoiensis.
Caryocar amygdaliferum.
Caryocar nuciferum.
Caryocar spp.
Caryodendron orinocense.
Castanea crenata.
Castanea dentata.
Castanea mollissima.
Castanea pumila.
Castanea sativa.
Castanospermum australe.
Ceiba pen-tandra.
Cocos nucifera.
Cola acuminata.
Cola nitida.
Cola verticil-lata.
Cordeauxia edulis.
Corylus americana.
Corylus avellana.
Corylus chinesis.
Corylus colurna.
Corylus cornuta.
Corylus ferox.
Corylus heterophylla.
Corylus maxima.
Coula edula.
Cycas circinalis.
Cyas revoluta.
Cyas rumphii.
Cyperus esculentus.
Cyperus rotundus.
Detarium senegalense.
Elaeis guineensis.
Elaesis oleifera.
Eleocharis dulcis.
Fagus grandifolia.
Fagus syl-vatica.
Ginkgo biloba.
Gnetum gnemon.
Heliathis annuus.
Hy-phaene thebaica.
Inocarpus edulis.
Jatropha curcas.
Jessenia bataua.
Juglans ailanthifolia.
Juglans cinerea.
Juglans hindsii.
Juglans nigra.
Juglans regia.
Lecythis elliptica.
Lecythis ollaria.
Lecythis pisonis.
Licania rigida.
Macadamia spp.
Madhuca longifolia.
Moringa oleifera.
Nelumbo nucifera.
Nypa fruticans.
Orbigyna cohune.
Orbigyna spp.
Pachira aquatica.
Paullinia cupana.
Phytelephas macrocarpa.
Pinus edulis.
Pinus quadrifolia.
Pistacia vera.
Pittosporum resiniferum.
Platonia esculenta.
Prunus dulcis.
Quercus suber.
Ricinodendron heude-lotii.
Ricinodendron rautanenii.
Santalum acuminatum.
Sapium seb-iferum.
Schleichera oleosa.
Sclerocarya caffra.
Simmondsia chinensis.
Telfairia occidentalis.
Telfairia pedata.
Terminalia cat-appa.
Trapa spp.
Treculia africana.
Virola sebifera.
Virola surinamensis.

Illustrations
Credits.
References.
Index.
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