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Organic Production and Use of Alternative Crops
by Franc Bavec

Organic Production and Use of Alternative Crops provides an overview of the basic principles of organic agriculture and highlights its multifunctionality with special emphasis on the conservation of rare crops and their uses.

Features:

  • Discusses new trends in organic farming systems which help protect the environment
  • Describes the nutritional values and uses of alternative plants in traditional and new diets
  • Provides a description of organic agriculture based on actual international rules and certification systems
  • Links together organic production, alternative crops, and the health benefits of organic food

Contents

Introduction

  • What is Organic Agriculture?
  • Organic Food
  • Multifunctionality of Organic Agriculture
  • Organic Crop Production
  • Contribution of Organic Agriculture to the Conservation of Alternative Crops and their Utilization Development

Cereals

Spelt

  • Einkorn
  • Emmer
  • Kamut
  • Triticale
  • Intermediate Wheatgrass

Pseudocereals

  • Buckwheat
  • Quinoa
  • Grain Amaranths
  • Wild Rice

Millets

  • Proso Millet
  • Foxtail, Foxtail Millet
  • Pearl Millet
  • Finger Millet
  • White Fonio
  • Barnyard Millet
  • Little Millet

Alternative Oil Plants

  • Oil (Seed) Pumpkins
  • Camelina
  • Safflower
  • White Mustard
  • (Garden) Poppy

Alternative Fiber, Root, and Tuber Crops

  • Industrial and Edible-Seed Hemp
  • Flax
  • Jerusalem Artichoke
  • Sweet Potato

Legumes

  • Chickpea
  • Groundnut
  • Soybean: Small Attention to the Important Crop
  • Vigna: A Few Words about a Widely Spread Genus

Some Traditional and New Kinds of Food From Some Alternative Crops

  • Homemade Food from Buckwheat
  • Homemade Food from Amaranths
  • Homemade Food from Millet

Index

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Organic Production and Use of Alternative Crops
by Franc Bavec
2006 264 pages $138.95 + shipping
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