Aloes in Southern Africa

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Author: Gideon Smith

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa

ISBN: 1920544445

Category: Nature

Page: 136

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Aloes are stately succulent plants that capture the allure of the African savanna. Aloes in Southern Africa explores the character and biology of African aloes, their habits, characteristic features and distribution in nature. It details 58 aloe and related species, cultivation and propagation, gardening styles and plants that flourish in different regions, plus medicinal, cosmetic and culinary uses. Whether you are starting a garden, redeveloping one or simply looking to expand your knowledge of these fascinating succulents, Aloes in Southern Africa will prove an invaluable guide.

First Field Guide to Aloes of Southern Africa

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Author: Gideon Smith

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa

ISBN: 1431702498

Category: Gardening

Page: 57

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This first field guide to aloes of southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the aloes of the region. Full-colour photographs, distribution maps and easy-to-read text will help the budding naturalist to identify the more common aloes found in southern African gardens and landscapes, discover where they occur, and learn about their unique features.

Medical Toxicology of Natural Substances

Foods, Fungi, Medicinal Herbs, Plants, and Venomous Animals

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Author: Donald G. Barceloux

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047172761X

Category: Medical

Page: 1157

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This is an easy resource on toxicological information on foods, plants and animals.

Issues in Animal, Marine, Food, and Industrial Biotechnology: 2013 Edition

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Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1490105883

Category: Science

Page: 294

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Issues in Animal, Marine, Food, and Industrial Biotechnology: 2013 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ book that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Marine Biotechnology. The editors have built Issues in Animal, Marine, Food, and Industrial Biotechnology: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Marine Biotechnology in this book to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Animal, Marine, Food, and Industrial Biotechnology: 2013 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Aloes

The genus Aloe

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Author: Tom Reynolds

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203476345

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 408

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Aloes are a large genus of plants, about 450 species, from sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, and parts of Arabia. Many species are widespread in warm or tropical semi-arid regions, yet the distribution of others is limited to a few living in desert or wet mountainous regions. While some species have been adopted as medicinal plants since ancient time

Succulent Flora of Southern Africa

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Author: Doreen Court

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9789058093233

Category: Science

Page: 650

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This practical guide describes the stage by stage development of a new method for predicting the penetration rate (PR) and the advance rate (AR) for tunnel boring machines based on an expanded version of the Q-value, Qtbm.The book also looks at logging methods and tunnel support design.

Cultivation Of Medicinal And Aromatic Crops

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Author: B.S. Sreeramu

Publisher: Universities Press

ISBN: 9788173715044

Category:

Page: 656

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In Recent Years, There Has Been A Tremendous Growth Of Interest In Plant-Based Drugs, Pharmaceuticals, Perfumery Products, Cosmetics And Aromatic Compounds Used In Food Flavours, Fragrances, And Natural Colours. An Attempt Has Been Made In This Book To Provide All Possible Pooled Information Including The Research Findings That Have Been Generated By The Division Of Horticultural Sciences, The University Of Agricultural Sciences, The Indian Institute Of Horticultural Research, The Central Institute Of Medicinal And Aromatic Crops, The National Botanical Research Institute, The Regional Research Laboratories, Icar, And Others.

Medicinal Plants of South Africa

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Author: Ben-Erik Van Wyk,Bosch Van Oudtshoorn,Nigel Gericke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 336

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A guide of the most commonly used and best known SA medicinal plants including their botany, traditional uses and active ingredients