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cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics

Sigmund Rehm

cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics

cultivation, economic value, utilization

by Sigmund Rehm

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Published by Margraf in Weikersheim, West Germany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tropical crops.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSigmund Rehm, Gustav Espig.
    ContributionsEspig, Gustav.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 552 p. :
    Number of Pages552
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18005169M
    ISBN 103823611690

    Native to a wide area of southern China from near Hong Kong in the east to Guizhou in the west, M. maudiae is widely cultivated throughout China in both tropical and subtropical zones. The fragrant white flowers, at six inches in diameter, are considered large for the winter-blooming types. Okra, a herbaceous hairy annual plant of the mallow family and its edible podlike fruits. Okra is native to the tropics of the Eastern Hemisphere and is widely cultivated in the tropics and subtropics of the Western Hemisphere. The tender unripe fruits are commonly cooked as a vegetable.

    Books On Tropical and Subtropical Gardening: Fruits of Warm Climates Hardcover Julia F. Morton: One of the best known and most respected books on growing tropical and subtropical fruit. There are many plants in this one that most of us have never heard of. Julia Morton spent her life studying this subject and is undoubtedly one of the world's. A tropical garden flora: plants cultivated in the Hawaiian Islands and other tropical places. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu. pp. "'A tropical garden flora' is a reference manual about cultivated tropical garden plants. This book will be valuable for gardeners in the Hawaiian Islands and similar climate areas around the world.

    Types of Tropical Trees. As many as twenty species of trees may inhabit a hectare of temperate U.S. forest, whereas tropical forests often hosts more than species per hectare. In fact, just. The growth of grapevines in the tropics is both rapid and continuous and to sustain high growth rates they require high levels of both organic and inorganic fertilizers. High populations of plant parasitic nematodes are a feature many tropical soils and tolerant rootstocks of high vigour are required by grapevines for these areas.


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The major crops are covered in depth, with details of production, botany, ecology, breeding, cultivation, pests, diseases, harvesting, processing and uses. This pocket manual discusses plants, with the exception of forest and ornamental plants, grown in the tropics and sub-tropics.

Each chapter begins with the properties of the plant group, giving an overview of the economic production trends, nutritional aspects, chemistry and technological by: This "pocket manual" is concerned with all the agricultural and horticultural plants grown in the tropics and subtropics with the exception of ornamental and forest species.

The plants are grouped according to the product they are grown for, namely starch, sugar, oil, protein, vegetables, fruit, nuts, beverages and stimulants, spices, medicines, essential oils, fibres, rubber, gums, resins, Author: S.

Rehm, G. Espig. CHAPTER 1 HOW TO GROW TROPICAL PLANTS. This book is about how to grow plants commonly cultivated in the tropics and subtropics. Many of the plants listed here can also be grown successfully in mild temperate climates as indoor plants, greenhouse plants, or in protected warmer parts of a.

The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. Cultivation, economic value, utilization. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. Cultivation, economic value, utilization.

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It uses the most up-to-date nomenclature and systematics and arranges the species in /5(31). This book is a practical, compact guide for the identification of common tropical and subtropical ornamental plants by flower colour.

It is intended for anyone who is interested in plants and would like to get to know the attractive flowering plants of warm regions while : Springer Spektrum.

in the Tropics and Subtropics his famous book “The cultivated plants of Mexico, Guatemala and Colom-bia” published in Leningrad in Among his impressions was that.

Tropical and Subtropical Trees - A Worldwide Encyclopaedic Guide. Publication Author Barwick. Publisher Thames & Hudson, London Year ISBN Description A superb book, very concise and well written, giving a wealth of information on or more species including descriptions, habitat, cultivation details and plant uses.

The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. Complete Title: The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropicsCited by: Alfred Byrd Graf is probably the most widely traveled plant explorer of the world's tropics and subtropics.

Horticulturist, botanist, and professional photographer, he has roamed the earth in the spirit of Von Humboll, Darwin, and David Fairchild earlier in the 19th and 20th centuries, in search of exotic botanicals to add to the enlarging horticulture of the world/5(12).

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Widespread starvation in the tropics and subtropics, however, reminds us that temperate-zone agriculture is not suitable everywhere, and suggests that an enhanced ability to cultivate some of the otherspecies of flowering plants might offer rewards by providing food crops that can be cultivated successfully in areas where the Cited by: Learn how to grow plants commonly cultivated in the tropics and subtropics.

It contains everything you need to know about growing tropical plants, managing them and working with of the plants can also grow in milder climates as indoor plants or in protected places. There is information on soil and fertilisers.

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Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2 ; Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics ; Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants ; Smith, A.

Flora vitiensis nova. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics: cultivation, economic value, utilization. [Sigmund Rehm; Gustav Espig] -- Major crops are treated in detail, covering breeding, ecophysiology, cultivation practices, and pests and diseases.

The subtropics are geographic and climate zones located roughly between the tropics at latitude 23° 27' (the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn) and the temperate zones (normally referring to latitudes between 35° and 66° 33'), north and south of the Equator.

Subtropical climates are often characterized by hot summers and mild winters with infrequent frost.Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). Rehm, S.

& G. Espig. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics ; Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants ; Royen, P. van et al. Manual of the forest trees of Papua and New Guinea.Record number: Title: The Cultivated Plants of the Tropics and Subtropics. Cultivation, Economic Value, Utilization.

Author(s) Rehm, S.; Espig, G. Publisher.