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Árboles con hoja comestibles Disponible Ahora 2023-11-07

El Perennial Agriculture Institute ha publicado un nuevo recurso de Eric Toensmeir (2022) titulado Trees with Edible Leaves (Árboles con hojas comestibles). Este libro gratuito y descargable incluye más de 100 especies cultivadas de plantas perennes. Tonesmeier primero presenta el valor, la distribución geográfica y la versatilidad de las plantas perennes con partes comestibles. Incluye información resumida sobre los nutrientes comunes y la abundancia de nutrientes que se encuentran en las plantas perennes cultivadas. El apéndice A contiene información nutricional detallada

Los editores ya han publicado una edición en español y piden que se les contacte si se desean traducciones adicionales. Trees with Edible Leaves de Tonesmeier está disponible gratuitamente en línea.

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