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Information on the basics of Economic Botany

 

 

                      PLANTS OF ECONOMIC &/OR AESTHETIC IMPORTANCE 1

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Plants of American Origin

 

Common Names

 

Scientific + Common Names

 

Nature of Plant Substances

 

Major Illustration Categories

 

List of Illustrations

 

Mycology (Fungi, etc.)

 

NAMES Of Plants & Photos

 

Citations

 

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Alphabetical Index

 

Drugs from Plants

     Medicinal Plants

     Plisoneous Plants

     Smoking & Chewing Products

 

Industrial Plants & Plant Products

    Essential Oils

    Fatty Oils & Waxes

    Fibers & Fiber Plants

    Forest Products:  Wood & Cork

    Forest Resources

    Gums & Resins

    Rubber and Other Latex Products

    Sugars, Starches, Cellulose Products

    Tanning, Dye & Processing Materials

 

Ornamental Plants

     Aloes

     Agaves

     Bromeliads & Orchids

     Cacti & Other Desert Plants

     Ground Covers

     Shrubs, Flowers, Vines

     Trees

     Yuccas

 

 

 

Plants Used for Food

     Forage (For Animals)

     Fruits of Temperate Regions

     Fruits of Tropical & Subtropical Regions

     History of Food Plants                          

     Legumes & Nuts & Seeds

     Major Cereals

     Minor Cereals & Small Grains

     Vegetables

 

Plants Used With Foods

     Beverage Plants and Beverages

     Spices and Other Flavoring Substances

 

Wild Flowering & Native Plants

 

     Africa

     Australia

     Europe

     North America

      Pacific Islands

      South & Central America

 

 Arboretums & Parks (California)

 

  Scientific Names      Bibliography

 

 

 

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          1. The format of A. F. Hill (1952) has been largely adopted to categorize the various groups.

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