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  1. 1996-01-01 This series of monographs intends to draw attention to a number of species which have been neglected in a varying degree by researchers or have been underutilized economically. It is hoped that the information compiled will contribue to (1) identifying constraints in and possible solutions to the...
  2. The largest edible fruit native to the United States tastes like a cross between a banana and a mango. It grows wild in twenty-six states, gracing Eastern forests each fall with sweet-smelling, tropical-flavored abundance. Historically, it fed and sustained Native Americans and European...
  3. Humankind has had a long and intimate association with gourds, and one of them, the bottle gourd, or calabash, may have been man's first cultivated plant. Although grown in the United States today primarily as ornamentals, in other parts of the world gourds have many other important uses. With...
  4. 1952-01-01 This article is reprinted from Economic Botany. Adlay or Job's tearsis a cereal grain that been around as a cultivated crop for thousands of years, is considered more wholesome than either wheat or rice, isused as a staple for humans, forage, silage, compost, ornamental and has important...
  5. 1997-01-01 The proceedings of the conference identified many of the practical problems affecting the domestication of new and underutilized crops. 298 pages
  6. The purpose of this book is to provide conservation organizations with a concise guide to information on threatened plants. Rather than providing information on each threatened plants, it shows how to find the information.
  7. 2012-01-01 Rattan is the common name for a diverse group of climbing palms found throughout Old World tropical forests. For centuries people have used them for binding, basketry, house construction, food, and numerous other non-market purposes; more recently the canes of some species have been gathered for...
  8. All over the world local varieties of fruit, vegetables and grain are grown. Many are seemingly forgotten or are underutilized despite having outstanding nutritional or taste qualities. Some have good commercial potential and could be an excellent cash crop for a smallscale or family farmers,...
  9. FPS creates educational materials that explain what nutritional food is, why our bodies need it and how to grow and use it. We focus on what are often neglected and underutilized plants, plants that are growing in and adapted to their environment, and are high in the most beneficial nutrients....
  10. 1993-01-01 This booklet is the result of a research work carried out by institutions and communities. The main elements of its design were chosen by its own potential readers: the farmers. The narrated examples are real and form part of the experience of the Local Agricultural Research Committees that...