The Resource Wild edible vegetables of Lesser Himalayas : ethnobotanical and nutraceutical aspects, Volume 1, Arshad Mehmood Abbasi, Munir Hussain Shah, Mir Ajab Khan

Wild edible vegetables of Lesser Himalayas : ethnobotanical and nutraceutical aspects, Volume 1, Arshad Mehmood Abbasi, Munir Hussain Shah, Mir Ajab Khan

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Wild edible vegetables of Lesser Himalayas : ethnobotanical and nutraceutical aspects, Volume 1
Title
Wild edible vegetables of Lesser Himalayas
Title remainder
ethnobotanical and nutraceutical aspects
Title number
Volume 1
Statement of responsibility
Arshad Mehmood Abbasi, Munir Hussain Shah, Mir Ajab Khan
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Language
eng
Summary
Our intention with this book was to present the reader with the most accurate, significant, and up-to-date background and knowledge in the areas of ethnomedicinal and nutraceutical vegetation for the Lesser Himalayas in a comprehensive text. Wild Edible Vegetables of Lesser Himalayas provides a complete review of over 50 important plants of this region and details each species including photographs, botanical name, local name, family, flowering and fruiting period, status and habitat, parts used, distribution, ethnobotanical uses, cultural aspects, medicinal uses, and nutraceutical aspects. M
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GW5XE
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Abbasi, Arshad Mehmood
Dewey number
581.6/32095496
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QK98.5.A78
LC item number
A22 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Shah, Munir Hussain
  • Khan, Mir Ajab
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  • Wild plants, Edible
  • Vegetables
  • Ethnobotany
  • SCIENCE
  • Ethnobotany
  • Vegetables
  • Wild plants, Edible
  • Asia
  • Life Sciences
  • Plant Sciences
  • Plant Physiology
  • Biodiversity
  • Plant Systematics/Taxonomy/Biogeography
  • Plant Anatomy/Development
  • Plant Ecology
  • Plant physiology
  • Biodiversity
  • Botany & plant sciences
  • Plant ecology
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Wild edible vegetables of Lesser Himalayas : ethnobotanical and nutraceutical aspects, Volume 1, Arshad Mehmood Abbasi, Munir Hussain Shah, Mir Ajab Khan
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https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-09543-1
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Publication
Note
Includes index
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Contents; About the Authors; Chapter 1: Pakistan and Pakistani Himalayas; 1.1 Pakistan; 1.1.1 Geo-Climate; 1.1.2 Physiography; 1.1.3 Biodiversity; 1.1.4 Eco-Regions; 1.1.5 Agro-Ecological Zones; 1.1.6 Forest Types; 1.1.6.1 Tropical Forests; Tropical Littoral and Swamp Forests; Tropical Dry Deciduous Forests; Tropical Thorn Forests; 1.1.6.2 Montane Subtropical Forests; Sub-Tropical Broad-Leaved Evergreen Forests; Sub-Tropical Chir Pine Forests; 1.1.6.3 Montane Temperate Forests; Himalayan Moist Temperate Forests; Himalayan Dry Temperate Forests; 1.1.6.4 Sub-Alpine Forests
  • 1.1.6.5 Alpine Scrubs and Pastures1.1.6.6 Cold Deserts; 1.2 Himalayas in Pakistan; 1.2.1 Himalaya Range; 1.2.1.1 The Sub-Outer or Siwalik Himalayas; 1.2.1.2 The Lesser or Middle Himalayas; 1.2.1.3 The Central or Great Himalayas; 1.2.2 Climate; 1.2.2.1 Rainfall and Snowfall; 1.2.2.2 Temperature; 1.2.3 Hydrology; 1.2.4 Geology; 1.2.4.1 The Inner or Hazara Zone; 1.2.4.2 The Outer or Kalachita Zone; 1.2.5 Soil; 1.2.5.1 Alluvial Soils; 1.2.5.2 Lateritic Soils; 1.2.5.3 Piedmont or Foothills Soils; 1.2.5.4 Montane Soils; 1.2.5.5 Skeletal Soils; 1.2.6 Vegetation; 1.2.7 Fauna; References
  • Chapter 2: Ethnobotany and Ethnomedicine2.1 Ethnobotany; 2.1.1 History; 2.1.2 Definition; 2.1.3 Aims of the Ethnobotany; 2.1.4 Significance; 2.1.5 Future Prospects; 2.1.6 Ethnobotany of Wild Food Resources; 2.1.7 Socio-Economic Consequence of Wild Food Resources; 2.2 Ethnomedicines; 2.2.1 History; 2.2.2 Ethnomedicinal Value of Wild Food Resources; References; Chapter 3: Phytochemicals and Nutraceuticals; 3.1 Phytochemistry: Historical Perspective; 3.2 Classification and Significance of Phytochemicals; 3.2.1 Phenolic Compounds; 3.2.2 Polyphenols; 3.2.3 Flavonoids; 3.2.4 Flavonols
  • 3.2.5 Vitamins3.2.6 Phytoestrogens; 3.2.7 Carotenoids; 3.2.8 Alkaloids; 3.2.9 Glycosides; 3.3 Plant-Based Nutrients; 3.3.1 Carbohydrates; 3.3.2 Proteins; 3.3.3 Lipids; 3.3.4 Minerals and Trace Elements; 3.4 Significance of Essential and Toxic Metals; 3.4.1 Calcium; 3.4.2 Cadmium; 3.4.3 Chromium; 3.4.4 Cobalt; 3.4.5 Copper; 3.4.6 Iron; 3.4.7 Potassium; 3.4.8 Magnesium; 3.4.9 Manganese; 3.4.10 Sodium; 3.4.11 Lead; 3.4.12 Zinc; 3.5 Nutraceuticals in Plants; 3.6 Free Radicals; 3.6.1 Formation of Reactive Oxygen Species; 3.6.2 Types and Structures of Free Radicals; 3.6.2.1 Superoxide Anion
  • 3.6.2.2 Peroxide (Hydrogen Peroxide)3.6.2.3 Hydroxyl Radical; 3.6.2.4 Singlet Oxygen; 3.6.3 Biological Effects of Free Radicals; 3.7 Antioxidants; 3.7.1 Non-enzymatic Antioxidants; 3.7.1.1 Vitamin A and Carotenoids; 3.7.1.2 Vitamin C; 3.7.1.3 Vitamin E; 3.7.1.4 Polyphenols and Flavonoids; 3.7.1.5 Lycopene; 3.7.1.6 Lutein; 3.7.2 Enzymatic Antioxidants; 3.7.2.1 Superoxide Dismutases; 3.7.2.2 Catalase; 3.7.2.3 Glutathione Peroxidase; 3.8 Pro-Oxidant Activities; 3.9 Contamination of the Vegetables; 3.9.1 Organic Pollutants; 3.9.2 Antibiotics; 3.9.3 Nitrate Ion; 3.9.4 Heavy Metals; References
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1 online resource (xvii, 360 pages)
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9783319095424
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10.1007/978-3-319-09543-1
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  • (OCoLC)ocn894115605
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Wild edible vegetables of Lesser Himalayas : ethnobotanical and nutraceutical aspects, Volume 1, Arshad Mehmood Abbasi, Munir Hussain Shah, Mir Ajab Khan
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-09543-1
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Contents; About the Authors; Chapter 1: Pakistan and Pakistani Himalayas; 1.1 Pakistan; 1.1.1 Geo-Climate; 1.1.2 Physiography; 1.1.3 Biodiversity; 1.1.4 Eco-Regions; 1.1.5 Agro-Ecological Zones; 1.1.6 Forest Types; 1.1.6.1 Tropical Forests; Tropical Littoral and Swamp Forests; Tropical Dry Deciduous Forests; Tropical Thorn Forests; 1.1.6.2 Montane Subtropical Forests; Sub-Tropical Broad-Leaved Evergreen Forests; Sub-Tropical Chir Pine Forests; 1.1.6.3 Montane Temperate Forests; Himalayan Moist Temperate Forests; Himalayan Dry Temperate Forests; 1.1.6.4 Sub-Alpine Forests
  • 1.1.6.5 Alpine Scrubs and Pastures1.1.6.6 Cold Deserts; 1.2 Himalayas in Pakistan; 1.2.1 Himalaya Range; 1.2.1.1 The Sub-Outer or Siwalik Himalayas; 1.2.1.2 The Lesser or Middle Himalayas; 1.2.1.3 The Central or Great Himalayas; 1.2.2 Climate; 1.2.2.1 Rainfall and Snowfall; 1.2.2.2 Temperature; 1.2.3 Hydrology; 1.2.4 Geology; 1.2.4.1 The Inner or Hazara Zone; 1.2.4.2 The Outer or Kalachita Zone; 1.2.5 Soil; 1.2.5.1 Alluvial Soils; 1.2.5.2 Lateritic Soils; 1.2.5.3 Piedmont or Foothills Soils; 1.2.5.4 Montane Soils; 1.2.5.5 Skeletal Soils; 1.2.6 Vegetation; 1.2.7 Fauna; References
  • Chapter 2: Ethnobotany and Ethnomedicine2.1 Ethnobotany; 2.1.1 History; 2.1.2 Definition; 2.1.3 Aims of the Ethnobotany; 2.1.4 Significance; 2.1.5 Future Prospects; 2.1.6 Ethnobotany of Wild Food Resources; 2.1.7 Socio-Economic Consequence of Wild Food Resources; 2.2 Ethnomedicines; 2.2.1 History; 2.2.2 Ethnomedicinal Value of Wild Food Resources; References; Chapter 3: Phytochemicals and Nutraceuticals; 3.1 Phytochemistry: Historical Perspective; 3.2 Classification and Significance of Phytochemicals; 3.2.1 Phenolic Compounds; 3.2.2 Polyphenols; 3.2.3 Flavonoids; 3.2.4 Flavonols
  • 3.2.5 Vitamins3.2.6 Phytoestrogens; 3.2.7 Carotenoids; 3.2.8 Alkaloids; 3.2.9 Glycosides; 3.3 Plant-Based Nutrients; 3.3.1 Carbohydrates; 3.3.2 Proteins; 3.3.3 Lipids; 3.3.4 Minerals and Trace Elements; 3.4 Significance of Essential and Toxic Metals; 3.4.1 Calcium; 3.4.2 Cadmium; 3.4.3 Chromium; 3.4.4 Cobalt; 3.4.5 Copper; 3.4.6 Iron; 3.4.7 Potassium; 3.4.8 Magnesium; 3.4.9 Manganese; 3.4.10 Sodium; 3.4.11 Lead; 3.4.12 Zinc; 3.5 Nutraceuticals in Plants; 3.6 Free Radicals; 3.6.1 Formation of Reactive Oxygen Species; 3.6.2 Types and Structures of Free Radicals; 3.6.2.1 Superoxide Anion
  • 3.6.2.2 Peroxide (Hydrogen Peroxide)3.6.2.3 Hydroxyl Radical; 3.6.2.4 Singlet Oxygen; 3.6.3 Biological Effects of Free Radicals; 3.7 Antioxidants; 3.7.1 Non-enzymatic Antioxidants; 3.7.1.1 Vitamin A and Carotenoids; 3.7.1.2 Vitamin C; 3.7.1.3 Vitamin E; 3.7.1.4 Polyphenols and Flavonoids; 3.7.1.5 Lycopene; 3.7.1.6 Lutein; 3.7.2 Enzymatic Antioxidants; 3.7.2.1 Superoxide Dismutases; 3.7.2.2 Catalase; 3.7.2.3 Glutathione Peroxidase; 3.8 Pro-Oxidant Activities; 3.9 Contamination of the Vegetables; 3.9.1 Organic Pollutants; 3.9.2 Antibiotics; 3.9.3 Nitrate Ion; 3.9.4 Heavy Metals; References
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1 online resource (xvii, 360 pages)
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online
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9783319095424
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rdamedia
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10.1007/978-3-319-09543-1
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