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Plant products of tropical Africa

Margaret L Vickery

Plant products of tropical Africa

by Margaret L Vickery

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany, Economic -- Africa,
  • Botany, Economic -- Tropics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMargaret L. Vickery and Brian Vickery ; illustrated by Margaret M. Moss
    SeriesMacmillan tropical agriculture, horticulture and applied ecology series
    ContributionsVickery, Brian
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 116 p. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14481043M

    Beginner’s Guide to Small-scale Tropical Agriculture Page 3 Crops grown on the small tropical farm are usually basic subsistence crops: grains, legumes, roots and tubers. These crops are the best ones to grow to sell for they are the crops used in large amounts by others. Traditionally little attention is paid to fruits and Size: KB. It was introduced into East Africa by explorers from Portugal and the Persian Gulf, (Obilana and Asnani). Maize became an important crop in Africa only after when different types 'l7ere introduced by the Dutch in South Africa (Saunders, ). The most successful types, which eventually moved into East Africa, were HickoryFile Size: 5MB.

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Plant products of tropical Africa by Margaret L Vickery Download PDF EPUB FB2

After a short introduction about early traditional medicine, the bulk of the book gives an account of locally occurring plants, grouped by their medicinal actions. Plants that affect the cardiovascular and nervous systems are discussed, as are those with antibiotic, insecticidal and molluscicidal by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vickery, Margaret L.

Plant products of tropical Africa. London ; New York: Macmillan, (OCoLC) The useful Plants of West tropical Africa. Being An Appendix to the Flora of West tropical Africa by J. Hutchinson and J.M. Dalziel. Dalziel, J.M. About this book. Language: English. PROTA 2 deals with the vegetables of Tropical Africa.

'primary use' vegetables are described in review articles. Many of the articles are illustrated with a geographic distribution map and a line drawing of the habit.

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Some leguminous species grown for the consumption of immature seeds, PROTA Foundation, Wageningen, Netherlands. Plant resources of tropical Africa 2. by: Medicinal Plants in Tropical West Africa. First published inthis book describes the most important medicinal plants in tropical West Africa and similar humid tropical climates.

After a short introduction about early traditional medicine, the bulk of the book gives an account of locally occurring plants, grouped by their medicinal actions.

In Tropical Africa about 8, plant species have been noted and species of orchids note down. The pygmy hippopotamus, the giant forest hog, the water chevrotain and a number of insectivores, rodents and bats, tree frogs, bird species inhabit the area.

These species, along with a diversity of fruits and insects, make a special habitat. This volume in the PROTA series (also published in French) describes the cultivated and wild plant species of tropical Africa traditionally used for dyeing or tanning.

Many species also have other uses (for medicinal purposes, timber, fodder, food, etc). Comprehensive descriptions are given of 30 PROTA Foundation, Wageningen, NetherlandsCited by:   Aloes are a succulent with thick, fleshy leaves.

Large striking flowers bloom on long stems during the dry winter months in South Africa. Of all the aloe plants, aloe vera is the most commonly cultivated. Aloe vera grows to 12 inches tall in full sun.

Like many native African plants, aloes are not frost tolerant and will not survive standing water. The Flora of West Tropical Africa is still the definitive reference for plants of West Africa.

This ebook edition adds annotations from the African Plants Database to. The last part of the book deals with particular types of tropical plants, such as flowering trees, shrubs and climbers, and herbaceous plants (including annuals, perennials, bulbs, etc.), as well as foliage plants like ferns, palms, philodendron, cordyline and others.

Tropical Fruit plants. Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa 4, Objects Useful Plants of Tropical West Africa is an updated and revised book of J.M.

Dalziel's survey of economically important plants in West Tropical Africa. Each entry contains the scientific, as well as West African, name for the specimen in addition to any other common names.

every new fascicle of the Flora of Tropical East Africa (FTEA). Somehow, due to all the Somehow, due to all the changes in editorship of both FTEA and the Author: Benny Bytebier. One of the most desirable flowering trees is Champaca — Joy Perfume Tree, its sweet flowers were used in creating the most expensive perfume of the world, Joy.

You can't stop sticking your nose into the flower again and again — it smells absolutely heavenly. Yellow champaca — hardier plant. White Champaca — grafted, reliable bloomer. The PROTA Handbook is an illustrated encyclopaedia of utility plant species found in Tropical Africa.

The species reviews contained in each volume are available on CD-ROM, and for free from PROTA online. PROTA plans to publish review articles on some 8, plants. Page - Ethnobotany of the Turkana: use of plants by a pastoral people and their livestock in Kenya.

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Medicinal plants 1. | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.Flora of West Tropical Africa 9, Objects This collection contains entries from the book Flora of West Tropical Africa, which gives physical descriptions and bibliographic information for the plant entries in the text.

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