By Ghillean Prance, Mark Nesbitt
The Cultural heritage of crops is crucial e-book released at the unfold and exploitation of vegetation in over a century. Written by way of said specialists of their fields, this important reference can be precious for either students and common readers. it really is either botanical and cultural, describing the function of crops in social lifestyles, nearby customs, the humanities and typical landscapes. There are over a thousand plant entries within the kind of concise histories, 2 hundred maps and six hundred black and white illustrations. The A to Z entries hide foodstuff and flowering crops in addition to these used for textiles, fragrance and medicine, and contain bibliographic info. Appendices contain lists of secure species, plant assortment websites, a thesaurus and a chronology of plant migration.
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