CRC Handbook of Nuts

1st Edition

James A. Duke

CRC Press
Published November 29, 2017
Reference - 361 Pages
ISBN 9781315892030 - CAT# K347432

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Summary

Over one hundred of the world's most important species of nuts are systematically accounted 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, ecol-ogy, cultivation, harvesting, yields, energy, and biotic factors.

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