Uses Of Plants: A Manual Of Economic Botany With Special Reference To Vegetable Products Introduced During The Last Fifty Years (1889)


SKU: 9781164169031
Author: Boulger, George Simonds
Publication Date: 09/10/2010
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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The book “”The Uses of Plants: A Manual of Economic Botany with Special Reference to Vegetable Products Introduced During the Last Fifty Years”” was written by George Simonds Boulger in 1889. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the various uses of plants, specifically focusing on the economic value of vegetable products that have been introduced in the last fifty years.The author begins by discussing the importance of plants in human life, including their use in food, medicine, and industry. He then goes on to describe the various types of plants and their uses, including cereals, vegetables, fruits, and medicinal plants.One of the main focuses of the book is on the new vegetable products that have been introduced in the last fifty years, such as tea, coffee, cocoa, and rubber. The author provides detailed descriptions of these products, including their history, cultivation, and economic value.Throughout the book, Boulger provides numerous illustrations and diagrams to help readers better understand the various plants and their uses. He also includes a glossary of botanical terms and a comprehensive index to make the book more accessible to readers.Overall, “”The Uses of Plants”” is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the economic and practical uses of plants. It provides a wealth of information on the various types of plants and their uses, as well as detailed descriptions of new vegetable products that were just beginning to gain popularity in the late 19th century.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.