Quinoa. Improvement And Sustainable Production
Quinoa is an ancient grain that has grown in popularity in recent years
As the demand for quinoa increases a comprehensive and up-to-date reference on the biology and production of the crop is essential
It has been known as a good source of both protein and fiber
Quinoa will interest quinoa researchers, producers, crop scientists, agronomists, and plant geneticists, as well as advanced students working with this important grain.
Quinoa: Improvement and Sustainable Production brings together authors from around the world to provide a complete assessment of the current state of global quinoa research and production
The book focuses in particular on the emerging role of quinoa in providing increased food security to smallholder farmers and communities throughout the world
Topics covered include quinoa history and culture, genomics and breeding, agronomy, nutrition, marketing, and end-uses