1. 20/07/2008 Brief descriptions of annual underutilized crops for which ECHO provides seeds.
  2. 20/07/2003 The Strawberry Tree (Muntingia calabura), also known as Jamaica Cherry, is a multipurpose tree that quickly grows to 8 to 13 meters in height. The tree produces a small red fruit, but is largely valued for its wood. It is remarkably fast-growing for a tree having such hard wood.
  3. 20/01/2009 Native to Central America, Jicama is also known as the Mexican Turnip or Yam Bean. The edible part is a large tuber that develops just below the surface of the ground (Figure 3). The rest of the plant is mildly toxic.
  4. 01/04/2009 Indigenous (naturally occurring) and traditional (introduced in the past and incorporated into the culture) leafy vegetables are often greatly under-utilized. In many areas, the knowledge and use of indigenous leafy vegetables (ILVs) has declined as vegetables such as cabbage, tomatoes and...
  5. 20/07/2008 Descriptions of several crops that are adapted to difficult situations.
  6. 20/07/2008 Our goal from the start has been to enable members of our network to not only read about promising plants that have not been grown in the countries where they work, but to also get free trial packets of seed so they can evaluate the plants’ potentials themselves. If farmers are interested, they...
  7. 19/04/1996 The species covered include: African rice, finger millet, fonio (acha), pearl millets, sorghums (subsistence, commercial, specialty, and fuel and utility types), tef, other cultivated grains (guinea millet, emmer, irregular barley, and Ethiopian oats), and wild grains.
  8. 03/03/2015
  9. Ce volume passe en revue 65 cultures en majeure partie d'origine américaine qui, pour des raisons d'ordre social, agronomique ou biologique, ont perdu'de leur importance durant les 500 dernières années. Quelques-unes se sont trouvees marginalisées par rapport A leur fonction originale ou A leur...
  10. This group page exists so that individuals involved in Underutilized Crops around the world can connect. We encourage you to share the challenges you face in yourendeavors, discuss lessons and techniques learned through your experiences, and share your story!