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Fruits of South-East Asia

Jacqueline Piper

A beautifully illustrated compendium of information on the fruits of southeast Asia, this book covers the botany, horticulture, yields and uses of 30 fruits found in the region. Each section includes background information on the spread of fruits, regional environments, and fruit production practices; the role of fruits in regional cuisines, folklore, and herbal medicine, with some folk-tales recounted; the use of fruits in crafts, from textile design to fruit carving; and the important part played by some of the fruits in regional festivals and rituals.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publish Date: May 8th, 2024
  • Pages: 104
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9780195889048
  • Categories: Agriculture - GeneralLife Sciences - BotanyRussian & Soviet