Burnie, David
June 2006
Plant;2006, p78
Book Chapter
A chapter from the book "Plant" is presented. It identifies the various types of food plants being cultivated for human consumption. The author categorizes food plants into cereals, oil crops, fruit plants, vegetables, herb and spices, and root crops. Among the food plants discussed are maize, wheat, rice, olives, durians, cassava, cloves, and asparagus.


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