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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


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Each chapter starts with a summary of the group of plants treated, indicating economic importance, chemical characteristics, uses, technology and future developments. The major crops are covered in depth, cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics book 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.

Back. Data provider: ZB MED Nutrition. by: cultivation, postharvest management of tropical tuber crops, etc. This is an informative resource of the cultivation, irrigation, manuring, fertilization, harvesting and post harvest management of tropical, subtropical, vegetables, spices, medicinal and aromatic plants.

This book is useful. This book is the most comprehensive survey of tropical plants in a single publication to date. Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants brings together over 3, species of tropical plants selected to reflect the major plant groups in the tropics all over the world.

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).

An excellent little guide to some of the more commonly cultivated ornamental plants of the Tropics, often giving some information on the plants other uses.

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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. 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(15).

This work, reissued in the second edition of the English translation ofis his most famous and influential book, tracing the geographic origins of plants known to have been cultivated by humans.

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. 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. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics: cultivation, economic value, utilization Author: Sigmund Rehm ; Gustav Espig ; Centre technique de cooperation agricole et rurale.

Because temperate and tropical climate zones blend into one another, many of the plants from one part of the world are cultivated in the other, so this is just a rough guide to which plants are found where. Plants listed as temperate crops can be grown in the tropics better than the other way around.

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. "'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.

This section is from the book "Manual Of Tropical And Subtropical Fruits", Manual Of Tropical And Subtropical Fruits. Bibliography. Origin of Cultivated Plants. 2d ed. International Scientific Series.

Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., Ltd., London. My intention in preparing the present work has been to bring together, for the guidance of those who live in the tropical and subtropical regions of the globe, the available information concerning the principal fruits cultivated, or which may be cultivated, in those regions.

This list was created for a unique consulting assignment. Author, Rob Ziegler asked me to do some permaculture design and consulting to be included as back-story and setting for a science fiction novel he is writing.

The following is an ongoing list of plants that may work in a sub-tropical setting. In the tropics and subtropics, these plants grow almost like weeds, although they may require a bit more work in greenhouses and in regions with marginal climates. The tropics are one of the most biologically diverse regions of the world, and there are thousands of known tropical plant species, some of which have uses beyond pure decoration.

The Scientific Literature on Selected Herbs, and Aromatic and Medicinal Plants of the Temperate Zone. Archon Books, pp., Hamden, CT.

Lemongrass, a perennial herb widely cultivated in the tropics and subtropics, designates two different species, East Indian, Cymbopogon flexuosus (DC.).

Many of the plants get their own bar graphs showing month-by-month data on flowering. There is information on pests, but no mention of scale, a recurring problem on my plants, and for the very serious among you, a chapter on propagation and grafting.

The book has a bibliography, but alas, no index. A detailed table of contents is helpful in. The plant is native to the tropics and subtropics, some species are native to Florida. Of the family Amaryllidaceae it is cultivated for its beautiful, fragrant flowers, and enormous size.

Subtropical plants are selected for their tropical appeal, but also for their hardiness. Plants in the some subtropical areas have to endure blazing heat, thick humidity, times of heavy rains or long periods of drought, and also temperatures that can drop as low as 0 F.

While subtropical plants may have the exotic look of tropical plants, many. By contrast, climate drivers of plant phenology in the subtropics and tropics are still unclear (Hatta and Darnaedi,Sanchez-Azofeifa et al., ), which significantly hinders accurate prediction of climate change impacts on vegetation growth and carbon balance in these unique ecoregions.A statistical analysis of data from the northern tropical zone of China detected a dominant delaying Cited by:.

Gentianales, gentian order of flowering plants, consisting of five families with 1, genera and more t species. The families are Gentianaceae, Rubiaceae, Apocynaceae, Loganiaceae, and Gelsemiaceae. Learn about the characteristics and members of the family in this article. Citrus plants are not frost-hardy and can only be grown in tropical and subtropical climates – unless they are cultivated in fossil fuel heated glasshouses.

However, during the first half of the twentieth century, citrus fruits came to be grown a good distance from the (sub)tropical .Eva Crane, in Encyclopedia of Insects (Second Edition), Special Features of Beekeeping in the Subtropics and Tropics. The subtropics (between ° and 34°N, and ° and 34°S) include some of the most valuable world regions for honey production.

Like the temperate zones, they have an annual cycle with a distinct seasonal rhythm and a well-marked summer and winter; however, the.