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Cannabis : evolution and ethnobotany Book
Book | Limited hardcover edition | University of California Press, Berkeley : 2013



  • ISBN: 9780520292482
  • Physical Description: printxv, 434 pages : illustrations {chiefly color} ; 29 cm
  • Edition: Limited hardcover edition
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2013
  • Copyright: 2013©
  • Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-425) and index
  • Formatted Contents Note: Introduction to the multipurpose plant Cannabis -- Natural origins and early evolution of Cannabis -- Ethnobotancial origins, early cultivation, and evolution through human selection -- The cultural diffusion of Cannabis -- History of Cannabis use for fiber -- Food, feed, and oil uses of hemp -- Historical aspects of psychoactive Cannabis use for ritual and recreation -- Ethnobotanical history and contemporary context of medicinal Cannabis -- Nonpsychoactive ritual uses of Cannaabis -- Recent history of Cannabis breeding -- Classical and molecular taxonomy of Cannabis -- Hypotheses concerning the early evolution of Cannabis -- Cannabis and Homo sapiens

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