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Foods of Plant Origin



The present world population of about five billion and its projected growth cre- ate enonnous pressures and demands for food and industrial raw materials. It is to crop plants, one of our precious few renewable resources, that we must look to meet most of these needs. Globally, about 88% of our caloric requirements and 90% of our protein ultimately derive from plant sources-ample evidence of their importance to humankind. Our survival will therefore continue to de- pend on the world’s…

Foods Of Plant Origin

Pub Date : 2012-12-06 | Author : D.K. Salunkhe | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9781461520399
ISBN 13 : 1461520398

The present world population of about five billion and its projected growth cre ate enonnous pressures and demands for food and industrial raw materials. It is to crop plants, one ..

Food Plants Of The World

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Ben-Erik Van Wyk | Publisher : Timber Press (OR)

ISBN 10 : 0881927430
ISBN 13 : 9780881927436

A comprehensive survey of the plants that provide food, beverages, spices, and flavorings, this book will serve as an invaluable reference to gardeners, ethnobotanists, nutritionis..

Toxic Constituents Of Plant Foodstuffs

Pub Date : 2012-12-02 | Author : Irvin Liener | Publisher : Elsevier

ISBN 10 : 9780323147378
ISBN 13 : 0323147372

Toxic Constituents of Plant Foodstuffs focuses on toxic substances in foods of plant origin, including protease inhibitors, hemagglutinins, goitrogens, cyanogens, saponins, gossypo..

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