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  1. "What's Wildlife Worth?" examines the economic value of wild animals and plants in the Third World.
  2. This volume deals with the vegetables of South-East Asia. A vegetable as a product or commodity may be defined as a usually succulent plant or portion of a plant which is consumed as a side-dish with the starchy staple. All vegetable crops share certain characteristics but very few completely fit...
  3. Key Resource 2010-01-20 This publication contains descriptions of promising African plants. It also reports on three projects where species were explored in projects, Cleome gynandra - spiderplants, Hibiscus sabdariffa - roselle, and Sorghum bicolor - sorghum.
  4. Key Resource 1976-01-01 Perspectives for developing countries for controlling aquatic weeds and using them to best advantage, especially those methods that show promise for less-developed countries. ASIN:B001988YC8
  5. Each chapter begins with an introduction to the particular properties of the plant group, giving an overview on the economics, production trends, nutritional aspects, chemistry, and technological features. Only the major crops could be treated in detail. With regard to these, we sought to cover...
  6. To the untrained eye, a desert is a wasteland that defies civilization; yet the desert has been home to native cultures for centuries and offers sustenance in its surprisingly wide range of plant life. Gary Paul Nabhan has combed the desert in search of plants forgotten by all but a handful of...
  7. Kew botanists have studied African plants for two centuries, and are now co-operating with Practical Action Publishing to produce this book which will be a constant source of interest and reference internationally. The book, while of great interest to specialists, is aimed at the average reader....
  8. This book includes a descriptive account of plants, mostly indigenous, which are of use to the peoples of Malawi. The majority of the plants are used in some way or other as food. They are listed under their botanical names in alphabetical order.
  9. 1988-01-01 Written for the general public, this is a practical guide to the most-noticed trees, shrubs, vines, and flowers of the American tropics --an immense amount of useful and interesting information in an easy-to-carry form. The 748 photographic illustrations show the general appearance of each...