Lost Crops of the Incas: Little-Known Plants of the Andes with Promise for Worldwide Cultivation

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9780309074612: Lost Crops of the Incas: Little-Known Plants of the Andes with Promise for Worldwide Cultivation

This fascinating, readable volume is filled with enticing, detailed information about more than 30 different Incan crops that promise to follow the potato's lead and become important contributors to the world's food supply. Some of these overlooked foods offer special advantages for developing nations, such as high nutritional quality and excellent yields. Many are adaptable to areas of the United States.
Lost Crops of the Incas includes vivid color photographs of many of the crops and describes the authors' experiences in growing, tasting, and preparing them in different ways. This book is for the gourmet and gourmand alike, as well as gardeners, botanists, farmers, and agricultural specialists in developing countries.

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Ad Hoc Panel of the Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation, Board on Science and Technology for International Development, National Research Council

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Ad Hoc Panel of the Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation and Board on Science and Technology for International Development and National Research Council and National Academy of Sciences
Published by National Academy Press (1989)
ISBN 10: 0309074614 ISBN 13: 9780309074612
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