Plants as Stimuli of Exploration and Exploitation

  • Herbert G. Baker
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Part of the Fundamentals of Botany Series book series (FOBS)

Abstract

In tropical communities, the diet has always contained monotonous staples such as starchy grains or “roots.” Consequently, it is not surprising that in tropical countries the use of spices became very important at an early stage in history.

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© Wadsworth Publishing Company, Inc., Belmont, California 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert G. Baker
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  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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