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  1. 2020-01-01 The growing world population exerts tremendous pressure on our finite food resources. Since the lion's share of the global calorie intake is reliant upon a handful of plant species like rice, wheat, maize, soybean, and potato, it is the need of the hour to expand our dietary reliance to...
  2. 2020-07-20 This book is designed as a simple introduction to the more common food plants of Ethiopia. It is hoped people will take greater pride and interest in these plants and become confident and informed about how to grow and use them. Many of the local food plants that occur in every country are very...
  3. At the beginning of the year we took a tour of6 incredible plants you might not have heard of. Diets worldwide – from forest roots and leaves such as the moringa in Africa and parts of Asia to cardoon, the close relative of the artichoke in Europe – are varied, suited to local environment and can...
  4. 1978-01-01 This purpose of this work is to encourage research on alternative food sources in order to reverse the Malthusian theory that population growth will deplete our food supplies. Over 900 references are cited.
  5. The world is witnessing major shifts in dietary patterns and--in parallel--a signficant threat to agricultural biodiversity. The implications for human health and the resilience of our food systems are far reaching. As this paper shows, these two phenomena are interconnected. It calls for action...
  6. 1966-01-01 The purpose of this Bulletin is to summarise the available knowledge about the nutritive value of Indian foodstuffs for the benefit of public health workers, medical practitioners, superinendents of residential institutions and other interested in practical dietietics. With the help of the talbes...
  7. Traditional Pacific Island diets were diverse and nutritionally appropriate. In recent decades Pacific Islanders have experienced many changes in lifestyle and diet. Most of the dietary changes have not been for the better, and have contributed to the burden of malnutrition throughout the...
  8. 2019-10-18 ECHO shares information to help farmers grow food more effectively, with minimal purchased inputs. However, unless training is also given around nutrition, farmers and their families will not benefit optimally from changes that are made. At the November 2017 ECHO International Agriculture...
  9. Proceedings of a symposium sponsored by Divisions S-4 and C-6 of the Soil Science Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, And the American Society of Agronomy, in Anaheim, CA, 28 Nov.-Dec. 1982. This publication is a compilation of papers presented at a symposium held at the 1982...
  10. 2021-01-20 Perennial vegetables are a class of crops with great potential to address challenges like dietary deficiencies, lack of crop biodiversity, and climate change. Though some individual plant species have received significant attention (e.g.moringa), as a class, perennial vegetables have been largely...