Saturday, December 6, 2008

Tea Tree: The Genus Melaleuca

By Ian Southwell, Robert Lowe

Publisher: CRC
Number Of Pages: 384
Publication Date: 1999-03-25

Book Description:

An up-to-date treatment of the scientific and commercial aspects of this increasingly popular medicinal plant genus, this volume covers material written by tea tree specialists dealing with significant aspects of M. alternifolia, including botany, chemistry, cultivation, agronomy, processing, toxicology, bioactivity, uses and marketing. Cajuput (M. cajaputi), Niaouli (M. quinquenervia), and potentially commercial Melaleucas are also reviewed. The book will be of interest to all of those concerned with the study and use of medicinal and aromatic plants and provides a comprehensive and contemporary overview of the status of tea tree.


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