Lecture 6_Human consumption of plants

Lecture 6_Human consumption of plants - Human Consumption...

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Human Consumption of plants
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The Role of Cultivated Plants in the Living World Food Sources – Cereals Roots – Oil Sugar Fruits – vegetables Fuel source Construction – Paper Textiles from fiber producing crops Cotton Flax – hemp – Aspirin Quinine – Morphine Opium Codein – Heroine cocaine Latex Pitch Waxes essential oils Perfumes spices
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Vegetable crops grown for fruits or seed Peas Melon Okra Tomato Squash Pepper Cucumber Beans Eggplant
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Vegetables crops grown for flowers, leaves, or stems Flowers Broccoli Cauliflower Leaves Cabbage Lettuce Mustard greens
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2012 for the course HOS 1014 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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Lecture 6_Human consumption of plants - Human Consumption...

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