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CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops

1st Edition

By James A. Duke

CRC Press

544 pages

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pub: 1993-08-16
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The CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops describes 128 crop plants that can be grown as alternatives to cultivated crops, such as tobacco, and narcotic crops, such as opium poppy. Material is presented in alphabetical order by genus and species and includes information on ecology, cultivation, harvesting, economics, and biotic factors. This book will be valuable to AID agents, domestic agricultural extension agents, and soil and crop professionals worldwide.

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"…if you are involved in crop production, use, development, or are just interested in detailed information on economically important plant species, this volume is a necessary addition to your library…you will find few other references which include as much detail as this important work."

you are involved in crop production, use, development, or are just interested in detailed information on economically important plant species, this volume is a necessary addition to your library…you will find few other references which include as much detail as this important work."

Table of Contents

LIST of PLANTS:

African Oilpalm

Allspice

Aloe

American Oilpalm

Annatto

Avocado

Balsam-of-Peru

Balsam-of-Tolu

Banana Passion-Fruit

Banana, Plantain

Barbados-Cherry

Barbasco

Bean

Benzoin

Bilimbi

Black Pepper

Brazilnut

Breadnut

Caahee

Cabbage

Cacao

Cajeut

Camphor

Candelilla

Carambola

Cardamom

Carrot

Castor Bean

Chilean Strawberry

Cinnamon

Cironella Grass

Citron

Cloves

Coconut

Coffee

Cola

Cola

Copaiba

Cube

Cucumber

Custard-Apple

Derris

Diesel Tree

European Strawberry

Fig

Fish-Poison

Garlic

Giant Granadilla

Ginger

Grape

Grapefruit

Green Strophanthes

Henna

Hot Pepper

Ipecac

Jerusalem Artichoke

Jojoba

Kenaf

Kiwi

Lemon

Leren

Leucaena

Lime

Macadamia

Mango

Mangosteen

Manioc

Melon

Miraculous-Berry

Mountain Soursop

Muskokra

Neem

Nicou

Nutmeg

Okra

Onion

Papaya

Patchouly

Peanut

Pepper

Peppermint

Persian Lime

Pigeonpea

Pineapple

Pixbay

Potato Yam

Pummelo

Purple Granadilla

Pyrethrum

Quinine

Roselle

Rosha Grass

Rubber

Rubber

Ryania

Saigon Cinnamon, Cassia

Sarsaparilla

Serendipity-Berry

Sisal

Sodom Apple

Sour Orange

Soursop

Soybean

Squash

Star Anise

Strychnine

Sugar-Apple

Sunflower

Sweet Orange

Sweet Potato

Tamarind

Tangerine

Tea

Tephrosia

Tonka

Tree Tomato

Tuba

Turmeric

Vanilla

Vetiver

Virginia Strawberry

W.I. Lemongrass

Watermelon

Wax Palm

Winged Bean

Yam Bean

Ylang-Ylang

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General