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This unique book takes a fascinating look at the natural history of nuts — their evolution in the world's food supply, and their botany, ecology, and cultivation. The author discusses almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, chestnuts, coconuts, filberts, macadamia nuts, peanuts, pecans, pistachios, sunflower seeds, walnuts, and more. 370 photographs and illustrations.

384 pages, illustrated, photos

Publication Details

  • Published: 1984
  • Publisher: Walker
  • ISBN-10: 0802707696
  • ISBN-13: 978-0486434995
  • Dewey Decimal: 634.5
  • ECHO Library: 634.5 ROS