Economic Botany in the Tropics

@article{Kochhar1939EconomicBI,
  title={Economic Botany in the Tropics},
  author={S. Kochhar},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1939},
  volume={144},
  pages={563-563}
}
SIR FRANK STOCKDALE, in his interesting address, on “The Application of Economic Botany in the Tropics”, which had been prepared for the Dundee meeting of the British Association but was not delivered owing to the cancellation of the meeting, points out that many of the economic crop plants now commonly grown in the tropics were distributed when new lands were discovered in Elizabethan times. Tobacco, for example, from tropical America; sugar cane and the banana from the Old World; cacao from… Expand
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