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Neglected Crops 1492 from a Different Perspective (Fao Plant Production and Protection Series,) by J. Esteban Hernandez Bermejo

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Published by Food & Agriculture Organization of the UN (FA .
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Subjects:

  • Crop husbandry,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Science

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9125648M
ISBN 109251032173
ISBN 109789251032176

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About neglected crops of the American continent. Published in collaboration with the Botanical Garden of Cord ba (Spain) as part of the Etnobot nica92 Programme (Andalusia, ). This book includes 20 different chapters, where the authors have addressed various aspects of the cultivation, taxonomy, socio-economic importance and breeding and development as applied to neglected and underutilized crops. The first chapter deals with . About this book. This book includes 20 different chapters, where the authors have addressed various aspects of the cultivation, taxonomy, socio-economic importance and breeding and development as applied to neglected and underutilized crops. While they sound like a breed that can be obtained through say, genetically modified crops, these future smart foods are actually our traditional crops—chino, kagunu, millet, colocasia, local beans, local chillies and so on—crops that were often neglected and underutilised. Simply speaking, future smart food is the rebranding of these.

Conceived as a project by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Neglected crops: from a different perspective was copublished with the Botanical Garden of Córdoba, Spain. This cooperation came about as a result of the "Etnobotánica 92" congress, convened in September by the Botanical Garden and the City of Córdoba. Neglected and underutilized crops are important not only for their significant contribution to human nutrition, but also because they have been a source for traditional medicine for a long time. Nowadays, these plants also play a crucial role in modern medicine. The neglected crops categorised as ‘minor crops’ have lesser importance globally in terms of production and market value. They could become an excellent source for useful gene source. Several factors such as physical appearance, taste, nutritional properties, cultivation methods, processing qualities, economic gains, cturer: Springer. Breeding of Neglected and Under-Utilized Crops, Spices, and Herbs by Sergio Ochatt, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

This important reference is the first comprehensive resource worldwide that reflects research achievements in neglected and underutilized crop biotechnology, documenting research events during the last three decades, current status, and future outlook. This book . This important reference is the first comprehensive resource worldwide that reflects research achievements in neglected and underutilized crop biotechnology, documenting research events during the last three decades, current status, and future outlook. This book has 16 chapters divided into 4. Neglected Crops: from a Different Perspective. J.E. Hernándo Bermejo and J. León (eds.). Plant Production and Protection Series No. FAO, Rome, Italy. ISBN: This book is available from the publications department of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. selected chapters are available: Beans; Cucurbits; Chayote. Neglected crops are crop species traditionally used with local communities with great potential to contribute with food security and vitamin A deficiency issues. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) [ 23 ], neglected, underutilized, or orphan crops (NUCs) are plant species which for social, agronomic, or biological reasons have lost their importance over the : Virgílio G. Uarrota, Angela de Fatima Moreira de Bairros, Diego Gindri, Lucieli Santini Leolato, Gis.