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Author Van Wyk, Ben-Erik.

Title Food plants of the world : an illustrated guide / Ben-Erik van Wyk.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2005.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  581.632 VAN    AVAILABLE
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Description 480 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 446-447) and index.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Regions of origin -- Cereals -- Pulses (legumes) -- Nuts and seeds -- Fruits -- Vegetables -- Culinary herbs -- Sugars, gums, gels and starches -- Beverages -- Spices and flavours -- The plants in alphabetical order -- Nutrients, diet and health -- Quick guide to food plants -- Glossary.
Subject Plants, Edible.
Plants, Useful.
Food crops.
ISBN 0881927430
Standard No. 9780881927436
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