Langenheim, Jean

'Plant Resins'

Description:
An unusual aspect of plants is comprehensively examined by first explaining what a resin is as opposed to latex and other similar substances from plants, before looking at the plants that have them and how they store and secrete it. Their geologic history and ecology is discussed, with their uses including fragrant, medical, varnish etc and possible future uses. 2003 10 ½ x 7 ¾ 586 pages
Cover: Hardback
Comments: ,  (RRP £35), New
Price: £(GBP)22.50
ISBN 8192574865 9780088192576
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