Wild Food Plants of Australia
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Tim Low
Categories: Aboriginal Australians
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

Tim Low has provided a truly reliable guide to our edible flora, making identification easy. Thus it is a perfect companion for bushwalkers, naturalists, scient
Plants and People
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Alexandre Chevalier
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-30 - Publisher: Oxbow Books

This first monograph in the EARTH series, The dynamics of non-industrial agriculture: 8,000 years of resilience and innovation, approaches the great variety of
Australian Dry-zone Acacias for Human Food
Language: en
Pages: 145
Authors: APN House
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-01-01 - Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

Australia's unique and diverse woody flora has become socially, economically and environmentally important in many other countries. The seed of some Acacia spec
Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: T. K. Lim
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-08 - Publisher: Springer

This book covers such plants with edible modified storage subterranean stems (corms, rhizomes, stem tubers) and unmodified subterranean stem stolons, above grou
Orphan Crops for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security
Language: en
Pages: 470
Authors: Stefano Padulosi
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-22 - Publisher: Routledge

Orphan Crops for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security discusses the issues, challenges, needs and opportunities related to the promotion of orphan crops, kno
Medicinal Plants in Australia Volume 2
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Cheryll Williams
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-01 - Publisher: Rosenberg Publishing

This is a book designed to enhance our appreciation of the medicinal history of Australia’s flora, its unique contributions to everyday life, and its extraord
Mediterranean Wild Edible Plants
Language: en
Pages: 478
Authors: María de Cortes Sánchez-Mata
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-12 - Publisher: Springer

This book is the result of collaboration between botanists and food chemists, with the purpose of improving the knowledge of the main wild species of traditiona
Medicinal Plants in Australia Volume 3
Language: en
Pages: 472
Authors: Cheryll Williams
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-01 - Publisher: Rosenberg Publishing

Plants defend themselves against predators, including man. There are obvious defences such as stinging nettle-like strategies, and burning or blistering latex r
Aboriginal Plant Collectors
Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: Philip A. Clarke
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Rosenberg Publishing

Explores the impact of indigenous people upon the European discovery of Australian plants, spanning the period from the expansion of world exploration in the se
Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge in South-eastern Australia
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Fred Cahir
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05 - Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

Indigenous Australians have long understood sustainable hunting and harvesting, seasonal changes in flora and fauna, predator–prey relationships and imbalance