Location: Melbourne FL, USA - Pine and Palmetto Flatland, Sandy and Acidic
posted 5 years ago
I was originally hesitant to post this but I image there are permaculture researchers plenty that would benefit from a good book like this. I just had some exposure through my grape vine - over thousands of pages of very well researched chemical and nutritional properties, medicinal applications, all with scientific lab test verification including growing conditions of edible and medicinal plants. I will warn you that this is no novel but this thing is a gold mine of knowledge well beyond any reference I had known previously. Incredibly informative and constructed very well for research and reference. If you are interested in purchasing a copy it will cost a pretty penny (understatement) for the 4 volumes. I only have access to volumes 1-3 but if there is a plant you wish to get detailed info I will look up them up for you granted I am given respectable time. PM me and I will post the results on the thread when I get to it.
This multi-compendium is a comprehensive, illustrated and scientifically up-to-date work covering more than a thousand species of edible medicinal and non-medicinal plants. This work will be of significant interest to scientists, researchers, medical practitioners, pharmacologists, ethnobotanists, horticulturists, food nutritionists, agriculturists, botanists, herbalogists, conservationists, teachers, lecturers, students and the general public. Topics covered include: taxonomy (botanical name and synonyms); common English and vernacular names; origin and distribution; agro-ecological requirements; edible plant part and uses; botany; nutritive and medicinal/pharmacological properties, medicinal uses and current research findings; non-edible uses; and selected/cited references. Each volume covers about a hundred species arranged according to families and species. Each volume has separate scientific and common names indices and separate scientific and medical glossaries.