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

Ad Hoc Panel of the Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation; Board on Science and Technology for International Development; Policy and Global Affairs; National Research Council

Published by National Academies Press, 1989
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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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Title: Lost Crops of the Incas: Little-Known Plants...
Publisher: National Academies Press
Publication Date: 1989
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Book Description National Academies Press, United States, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Bookseller Inventory # AAB9780309074612

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