9781439821428

World Economic Plants: A Standard Reference, Second Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9781439821428

  • ISBN 10:

    1439821429

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/07/2013
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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Summary

Providing a means for international standardization, this comprehensive reference compiles essential information for more than 11,000 vascular plants of commercial importance throughout the world. For each plant, the text presents the accepted scientific name, synonyms, common names, economic uses, and geographical information. Reviewed by 150 taxonomic and agricultural experts, the second edition includes 1,800 plants that are new to this edition as well as 4,000 additional economic uses. It also incorporates more than 10,000 additional common names in various languages, some of which are featured in original scripts from Greek, Cyrillic, Japanese, Korean, and Hebrew.

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