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Medicinal Resources of the Tropical Forest
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Michael J. Balick, Elaine Elisabetsky, Sarah A. Laird
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of fossil footprints, for both dinosaurs and other vertebrates, in the western United States, Dinosaur Tracks covers the fossil record from the Paleozoic through the Cenozoic era. A series of illustrations depict dinosaurs in the their natural habitat, and an appendix lists museums
Useful Palms of the World
Language: en
Pages: 724
Authors: Michael J. Balick, Hans T. Beck
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-01 - Publisher:

A catalog of 1,200 references to research in libraries and private collections. Each entry gives a full bibliographic citation, a detailed abstract noting economic products and ethnobotanical uses of the palms mentioned in the reference, and keywords noting genera, products and subjects listed. Ann
The Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts
Language: en
Pages: 954
Authors: Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: CABI

Ever wanted to know the genus name for a coconut? Intended for all your research needs, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive collection of information on temperate and tropical fruit and nut crops. Entries are grouped alphabetically by family and then by species, making it easy to find the information you
An Applied Annotated Bibliography of the Useful Palms of the World
Language: en
Pages: 1039
Authors: Michael J. Balick, Hans T. Beck
Categories: Palm products
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990* - Publisher:

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The Palms of Madagascar
Language: en
Pages: 475
Authors: John Dransfield, Henk Beentje
Categories: Palms
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

"Madagascar is home to the richest and most exciting palm floras of the world, which until now has remained poorly known. Here, in this volume, for the first time ever the palms of Madagascar are described in English. All 171 Madagascar palms are treated including 70 species previously unknown to