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Garlic and other alliums

Eric Block

Garlic and other alliums

the lore and the science

by Eric Block

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Published by RSC Pub. in Cambridge, UK .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 326-394) and index.

StatementEric Block
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK495.A43 B56 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 454 p. :
Number of Pages454
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24577894M
ISBN 100854041907
ISBN 109780854041909
LC Control Number2009504558
OCLC/WorldCa311464092


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Linnaeus first described the genus Allium in Some sources refer to Greek ἀλέω Family: Amaryllidaceae. About the Book. Garlic and Other Alliums: The Lore and the Science includes a foreword by Nobel Laureate E.J.

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