By: Atul Bhargava (Author), Shilpi Srisastava (Author)
Quinoa is an invaluable crop, highlighted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as one of the world's main crops for future food security. The first comprehensive review of quinoa, Quinoa: Botany, Production and Uses includes four sections covering the history of the crop, phylogeny and systematics, botany and agrotechnology, and the qualitative aspects, economics and marketing of quinoa, making it a vital resource for students and researchers of crop science.
Section 1 - Introduction and History
2. Historical Perspectives and Domestication
Section 2- Phylogeny and Systematics
5. Cytology and Genome Size
Section 3- Botany and Agrotechnology
7. Crop Production and Management
8. Stress Tolerance
9. Diseases and Pests
11. Molecular Studies
Section 4- Qualitative Aspects, Economics and Marketing
14. Transparency from Production to Consumption: New Challenges for the Quinoa Market Chain
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Atul Bhargava is senior lecturer at Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, India. Shilpi Srivastava is lecturer at Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, India.
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