The Cultivated Plants of the Tropics and Subtropics
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The Cultivated Plants of the Tropics and Subtropics

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Authors: Sigmund Rehm, Gustav Espig

This is a handbook of around 1000 crop species of the tropics and subtropics. Each chapter starts with a summary of the group of plants treated, indicating economic importance, chemical characteristics, uses, technology and future developments. The major crops are covered in depth, with details of production, botany, ecology, breeding, cultivation, pests, diseases, harvesting, processing and uses. Minor crops are presented in tables which give quick access to information on botanical and vernacular names, regions of cultivation, ecological adaptation, economic value and uses. Also included in this book is a list or over 2000 references to recent publications in the field.

552 pages

ISBN 3-8236-1169-0, 978-3-8236-1169-1

Dimension (L x W x H) 20 x 13 x 2.6 Centimetre
Weight 0.28 Kilogram