African natural plant products new discoveries and challenges in chemistry and quality

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Published by American Chemical Society in Washington, DC .

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  • Materia medica, Vegetable -- Africa,
  • Essences and essential oils -- Africa,
  • Medicinal plants -- Africa,
  • Aromatic plants -- Africa

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementH. Rudolfo Juliani, editor, James E. Simon, editor, Chi-Tang Ho, editor.
SeriesACS symposium series -- 1021
ContributionsJuliani, H. Rudolfo., Simon, James E., Ho, Chi-Tang, 1944-
LC ClassificationsRS181 .A37 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23668158M
ISBN 109780841269873
LC Control Number2009031670

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