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Useful plants of Ghana

West African uses of wild and cultivated plants

by Daniel Abbiw

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Published by Intermediate Technology Publications, Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew [England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants, Useful -- Ghana.,
  • Botany -- Ghana.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliogrpahical references (p. 259-276) and index.

    StatementDaniel K. Abbiw.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 337 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18004892M
    ISBN 101853390437, 1853390801

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Useful plants of Ghana by Daniel Abbiw Download PDF EPUB FB2

About this book. A fascinating collection of information about the plants of Ghana. Divided into subjects such as food, fuel, medicine and weeds, and listed by their scientific, Ghanaian and English (where applicable) names, Useful Plants of Ghana will be of great interest to ethnobotanists and biochemists searching for little known remedies for further research.

Useful plants of Ghana book Useful Plants of Ghana describes the uses and properties of native Ghanaian plants, many of which have a wide distribution in Africa. The plants are classified by use, and listed by their scientific and Ghanaian vernacular names, and by their English ones if available.

The promotion and the associated challenges of medicinal plants in Ghana have also been discussed. A list of plants commonly cited for their medicinal uses in Ghana has also been given.

Useful plants of Ghana: West African uses of wild and cultivated plants. Daniel K. Abbiw. Intermediate Technology Publications, - Science - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people Economic Botany, Economic/ Africa, West Botany, Economic/ Ghana Botany, economic Nature / Plants Plants Plants, Useful Plants, Useful/ Ghana.

Information on useful plants of Ghana is brought together. The plants are divided into subjects such as food plants, forage plants, industrial crops, cash crops, building and construction, fuel, medicinal plants, narcotic and biodynamic plants, and weeds.

Many of the uses are of local occurrence. The plants are listed by their scientific and Ghanaian vernacular names, and by Cited by: Practical Action Publishing Ltd, Company Reg. England, VAT No. GB 76 is the wholly owned by Practical Action, Reg. Charity No. Patron HRH The Prince of Wales, and trades only in support of its parent charity objectives.

Buy Useful Plants of Ghana by Daniel Abbiw from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Daniel Abbiw. Useful plants of Ghana: West African uses of wild and cultivated plants. [Daniel K Abbiw] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Get this from a library. Useful plants of Ghana: West African uses of wild and cultivated plants. [Daniel K Abbiw]. The information on Boyacá’s useful plants available through the catalogue, integrated with Kew’s Plants of the World Online Portal, will benefit a broad spectrum of users, from the general public, horticulturalists and teachers, to researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs and decision-makers, and will inform projects on management, research.

Useful Plants of Ghana by Daniel Abbiw, Intermediate Technology/Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew pp£30 hbk, £ pbk African Gardens and Orchards by. The book discusses the distribution of Ghanaian forests and the efforts made to conserve it. It also talks about the uses of trees and herbaceous plants, many of which have a wide distribution in Africa far beyound the frontiers of by: A revised version of the author's work "Plants of the Gold Coast", this book concentrates on the woody plants (trees, shrubs and climbers) of the area, and with their uses both locally and further afield.

pp plus 95pp (key to useful plants), 8 colour plates, 26 b&w plates, b&w drawings in the text. Useful plants of Ghana: West African uses of wild and cultivated plants. Abstract A compilation and discussion of extensive information on a large number of plants (some scientific names are included in the index).

The country’s first gas processing plant at Atuabo is also producing natural gas from the Jubilee field, providing power to several of Ghana’s thermal power plants. As ofkey economic concerns facing the government include the lack of affordable electricity, lack of a solid domestic revenue base, and the high debt burden.

Useful Plants of Ghana Publication Author Abbiw D.K. Publisher The Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew, UK Year ISBN Description The book is ordered by usage, rather than by plant. It makes it easier to look up individual uses, but rather difficult to collate all the uses of each species.

Otherwise, a well-researched book.]. This is an alphabetical list of plants used in herbalism. The ability to synthesize a wide variety of chemical compounds that are possibly used to perform important biological functions, and to defend against attack from predators such as insects, fungi and herbivorous mammals is called herbal medicine.

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African White Mahogany. The African White Mahogany, scientific name Turraeanthus africana, is a species of plant that is part of the Meliaceae Family of flowering species grows to be around feet (35 meters) tall and its trunk usually has a diameter that is between 2 and 3 feet ( and meters) in : Gregory Sousa.

References: Abbiw, D. K. Useful plants of Ghana Intermediate Technology Publications & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson.Subject: Plants, Useful Sub-subjects.

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