Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary

Written By James A. Duke
Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary
  • Publsiher : CRC Press
  • Release : 06 February 2018
  • ISBN : 1351467328
  • Pages : 224 pages
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Download or read book entitled Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary by author: James A. Duke which was release on 06 February 2018 and published by CRC Press with total page 224 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary presents an exciting new rainforest book, designed and conceived in the rainforest and dedicated to its preservation.The book contains concise accounts of the various uses to which prominent Amazonian plants are put by the local rainforest inhabitants. Although emphasis is placed on plant foods and forest medicines, there is also commentary on other relevant applications, including natural artifacts, house construction, natural pesticides, and ornamental and fodder plants. More than 1,000 species are covered and over 200 illustrated. An index to Spanish and English names leads to the scientific name, and the index to plants provides its medicinal application. There are even suggestions on how to eat palm grubs and how to make an Amazonian salad dressing. All royalties from the book are donated to the Amazonian Center for Environmental Education and Research (ACEER) in order to continue its preservation of one of the world's most diverse forests.

Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary

Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary
  • Author : James A. Duke
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1351467328
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Summary : The Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary presents an exciting new rainforest book, designed and conceived in the rainforest and dedicated to its preservation.The book contains concise accounts of the various uses to which prominent Amazonian plants are put by the local rainforest inhabitants. Although emphasis is placed on plant foods and ...

Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary

Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary
  • Author : James A. Duke,Vásquez Martínez Vásquez
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 392
  • ISBN : 1351467328
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Summary : Read online Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary written by James A. Duke,Vásquez Martínez Vásquez, published by which was released on 1992. Download full Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary
  • Author : Andrea Ottesen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1351467328
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Summary : The Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary is a valuable resource describing peoples uses for plants (ethnobotany) from the most diverse forest ever catalogued. The book is a starting point for the discovery of new medicines to treat cancers, diabetes, arthritis, and many more. If we can find important plant chemicals (taxol, etoposide ...

Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary

Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary
  • Author : James A. Duke
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1351467328
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Summary : The Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary presents an exciting new rainforest book, designed and conceived in the rainforest and dedicated to its preservation.The book contains concise accounts of the various uses to which prominent Amazonian plants are put by the local rainforest inhabitants. Although emphasis is placed on plant foods and ...

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  • Release Date : 2021-08-01
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  • Publisher : Bradt Travel Guides
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  • Release Date : 2001
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  • Release Date : 2016-09
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