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Poisonous Plants of South Afica
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Review By: The 2003 Noma Award for Publishing in Africa

Poisonous Plants of South Africa by Ben-Erik van Wyk, Fanie van Heerden & Bosch van Oudsthoorn (Pretoria: Briza Publications, 2002) was one of three titles singled out for Honourable Mention by the Jury of the 2003 Noma Award for Publishing in Africa.

The Jury's citation read:

"A beautifully produced and illustrated book presented in a clear, concise, and well-laid out manner; it is accessible, but at the same time scholarly and authoritative." 

113 titles, from 71 African publishers, in 15 countries, in 8 languages, were submitted for the 2003 competition.

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