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The new Oxford book of food plants

Author: J G Vaughan; Catherine Geissler; Barbara Nicholson; Elisabeth Dowle; Elizabeth Rice
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
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The Oxford Book of Food Plants is a beautifully illustrated compendium of facts about the plants we grow in our gardens and use in our cooking. Gorgeous botanical illustrations are accompanied by accessible yet authoritative descriptions of each plant, along with fascinating historical details and nutritive values. This is a new edition of a classic book -- fully updated with the latest nutritional research, as well  Read more...
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Vaughan, J.G. (John Griffith).
New Oxford book of food plants.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2010286031
(OCoLC)251213309
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J G Vaughan; Catherine Geissler; Barbara Nicholson; Elisabeth Dowle; Elizabeth Rice
ISBN: 9780191567742 0191567744
OCLC Number: 500808884
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiii, 249 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: Glossary; Introduction; GRAIN CROPS; SUGAR CROPS; SAGO AND PALM HEARTS; OILSEEDS AND FRUITS; ORIENTAL WATER PLANTS; LEGUMES; APPLE, PEARS & QUINCE; CHERRIES, PLUMS, PEACHES & APRICOTS; STRAWBERRIES; RASPBERRIES, BRAMBLES AND RELATED BERRIES; CURRANTS AND GOOSEBERRIES; FRUITING SPECIES OF THE ERICACEAE; CITRUS FRUITS; GRAPES; FIG, MULBERRY, AND POMEGRANATE; TROPICAL FRUITS; STIMULANTS AND BEVERAGES; VEGETABLE FRUITS; SPICES AND FLAVOURINGS; HERBS; SALAD PLANTS; LEAF VEGETABLES; STEM, INFLORESCENCE AND BULB VEGETABLES; ROOT CROPS; SEAWEEDS; MUSHROOMS, TRUFFLES, AND OTHER EDIBLE FUNGI.
Responsibility: J.G. Vaughan & C.A. Geissler ; illustrations by B.E. Nicholson, Elisabeth Dowle & Elizabeth Rice.

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The Oxford Book of Food Plants is a beautifully illustrated compendium of the plants we grow in our gardens and use in our cooking. Combining gorgeous botanical illustrations, fascinating  Read more...

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