1. Edible portion:Root - oil for flavouring A tropical grass. It keeps growing from year to year. It has stout roots. It grows 2 m high. It grows in dense tufts. The leaf blades are 90 cm long by 4-10 mm wide. The flower panicle is oblong and 13-30 cm long. It is a tropical plant. It grows in areas...
  2. 2004-03-20 Underutilized plant species Roselle in Senegal and Mali Canahua deserves to come back Genetic erosion of canahua Growing and marketing Andean grains Fonio: a small grain with potential Taro in Vanuatu Masuku Home gardens Native fruits Marugu Women reintroducing neglected crops The slow food...
  3. 2011-01-01 Originally published in 1998, this was updated in 2011 based on th most recent information regarding the conservation status and use of various tropical palm species. 240 pages, charts, photos Non-wood Forest Products, 10/Rev. 1
  4. 1989-01-01 The world is on the verge of receiving new life forms that will profoundly and irrevocably change the global economy: the "gene hunters" who first cloned the gene in 1973 are now not only modifying existing species but also creating new plants and animals. Ready or not for such awesome power, the...
  5. 1877-01-01 The author presents diffusing practical information concerning palmgrowth and useful products from palms.
  6. 2006-01-01 In this Agrodok we use the term sustainable use to mean a condition in which people take advantage of the non-timber forest products in their region, while making sure that care is taken of the plant species that deliver these products and of the environment in which they grow. This helps...
  7. This book combines history with practical gardening information. This book investigates more than 40 plants mentioned in the Bible. It then gives easy-to-follow advise on how to grow it in your own house or garden.
  8. This unique book is divided into two parts: the first--an ecologically inclusive picture of the interdependency of biblical man and his natural environment, stressing the role of plants in religion, the arts, agriculture, trade and daily life. The second--groups the plants into natural...
  9. 1995-01-19 In this book I have selected sixteen plants used by Indians that were considered to be among the most important and widespread in the arid Southwest. It is my hope that by learning how Indians used desert plants, we will begin to appreciate the botanical resources of the American Southwest.
  10. 关键资源 1996-01-19 This is an easy-to-use guide to selecting hundreds of perennial species. It is indispensable for growers and designers working in subtropical and warm temperate/arid climates, and also includes some cool-climate tolerant species. Permaculture Plants: A Selection details hundreds of common and...