Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Guide to cultivated plants.

Abstract

This book contains 11 chapters discussing the origin, history, spread, morphology, cultivars, uses and constituents, ecology, agronomy and propagation of beverage crops and tobacco, edible fruits and nuts, elastomers (rubber tree), fibre crops, forage crops, oil crops, protein crops, spice plants and flavourings, starch crops, sugar crops and vegetables. It is a standard reference text for students of (agricultural) universities and colleges, extension workers, teachers, farmers, horticulturists and for all those who are interested in cultivated plants.