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Author Langenheim, Jean H.

Title Plant resins : chemistry, evolution, ecology, and ethnobotany / Jean H. Langenheim.

Imprint Portland, Or., : Timber Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  620.1924 L261p 2003    ---  Available
Description 586 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 501-568).
Contents pt. 1. The production of resin by plants -- What plant resins are and are not -- Resin-producing plants -- How plants secrete and store resin -- pt. 2. The geologic history and ecology of resins -- Amber : resins through geologic time -- Ecological roles of resins -- pt. 3. The ethnobotany of resins -- Historical and cultural importance of amber and resins -- Oleoresins -- Fragrant and medicinal balsams -- Varnish and lacquer resins -- Miscellaneous resins -- Future use of resins.
Subject Gums and resins.
ISBN 0881925748

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