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Edible wattle seeds of Southern Australia [electronic resource] : a review of species for use in semi-arid regions / B.R. Maslin ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Maslin, B. R. (Bruce Roger), 1946-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., 1998Description: 1 online resource (108 p.) : col. ill., maps.ISBN: 0643063110 (electronic bk.); 9780643063112 (electronic bk.); 9780643100916 (electronic bk.); 0643100911 (electronic bk.); 1283156652; 9781283156653.Subject(s): Acacia -- Seeds -- Australia, Southern | Acacia -- Australia, Southern -- Seeds | Wattles (Plants) -- Seeds -- Australia | Wild foods -- South Australia | Science | Botany | NATURE -- Plants | Samen | Nutzung | Akazie | Verbreitung | S�udaustralienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Edible wattle seeds of Southern Australia.DDC classification: 583.7480994 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
COVER; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABSTRAC; lNTRODUCTlON; DETAILS OF THE MOST PROMISING SPECIES; DETAILS OF OTHER PROMISING SPECIES; DETAILS OF LESSER-KNOWN SPECIES; SEED AVAILABILITY FOR FURTHER RESEARCH; REFERENCES; TABLES.
Summary: This book identifies 47 Acacia species which have potential for cultivation in the southern semi-arid region of Australia as a source of seed for human consumption. Eighteen species are regarded as having the greatest potential. Botanical profiles are provided for these species, together with information on the natural distribution, ecology, phenology, growth characteristics and seed attributes. Two species, Acacia victoriae and Acacia murrayana, appear particularly promising as the seeds of both these have good nutritional characteristics and were commonly used as food by Aborigines. Acacia v.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 86-95) and index.

COVER; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABSTRAC; lNTRODUCTlON; DETAILS OF THE MOST PROMISING SPECIES; DETAILS OF OTHER PROMISING SPECIES; DETAILS OF LESSER-KNOWN SPECIES; SEED AVAILABILITY FOR FURTHER RESEARCH; REFERENCES; TABLES.

This book identifies 47 Acacia species which have potential for cultivation in the southern semi-arid region of Australia as a source of seed for human consumption. Eighteen species are regarded as having the greatest potential. Botanical profiles are provided for these species, together with information on the natural distribution, ecology, phenology, growth characteristics and seed attributes. Two species, Acacia victoriae and Acacia murrayana, appear particularly promising as the seeds of both these have good nutritional characteristics and were commonly used as food by Aborigines. Acacia v.

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