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Pulses and Vegetables

Series: Underutilized Crops

Edited By: JT Williams

264 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #26937 | ISBN: 0412466104
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NHBS Price: £198.00 $240/€220 approx

About this book

Under the guidance of the International Centre for Underutilized Crops, this volume considers in detail the potential for the following crops: yam bean, bamabara ground nut, Celosia, lupins, vegetable jute, Opuntia, palm hearts and soybean leaves. invaluable source of reference for research and agronomy of crops capable of achieving a more prominent role in future cropping systems in warm climates (Experimental Agriculture) " essential source of reference to information not available elsewhere in a concise form" (Plant Varieties and Seeds) "The whole book is easy to read, and provides information on the nutritional and possible medicinal value of these underutilized crops" (Agricultural Science)


Bambara groundnut; Yam bean; Lupins; Celosia; Vegetable jute; Opuntia; Palm hearts; Vegetable soyabean.

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