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Cultivated food plants of the Rupununi

Jo Dagon

Cultivated food plants of the Rupununi

by Jo Dagon

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Published by Dept. of Geography, McGill University in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants, Cultivated -- Guyana.,
  • Food crops -- Guyana.,
  • Indigenous peoples -- Food -- Guyana.,
  • Ethnobotany -- Guyana.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jo Dagon.
    SeriesSavanna research series -- no. 7.
    ContributionsMcGill University. Savanna Research Project.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17723591M

    Abstract. Interspecific hybridization is known to improve productivity and resistance to diseases in many crops. Therefore, an attempt was made to introgress productivity and disease resistance into chickpea from wild Cicer species. The true F 1 hybrids of cultivated chickpea genotypes ‘L’ and ‘FGK45’ with C. reticulatum were backcrossed twice to their cultivated female parents to. 15 Feb - Explore odessalaulys's board "Fruits of Guyana" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Exotic fruit, Fruit and Tropical fruits pins.

    This book is the third in a series evaluating underexploited African plant resources that could help broaden and secure Africa's food supply. The volume describes 24 little-known indigenous African cultivated and wild fruits that have potential as food- and cash-crops but are typically overlooked by scientists, policymakers, and the world at large. cruciferous plant: 1 n any of various plants of the family Cruciferae Synonyms: crucifer Types: show 41 types hide 41 types cress, cress plant any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste Alliaria officinalis, garlic mustard, hedge garlic, jack-by-the-hedge, sauce-alone European herb.

    A review of suitable companion crops for black walnut Robert Scott Æ William C. Sullivan Received: 9 May /Accepted: 16 May /Published online: 21 June ! Springer Science+Business Media B.V. Abstract Black walnut (Juglans nigra L.) is a temperate tree grown for nuts and wood, but it is allelopathic to certain plants and animals. It is stated that there are over species of West African plants, cultivated, semi-cultivated or wild, of which the leaves are used as human food, and some of these are enumerated. They are used chiefly as salads, pot-herbs or soup vegetables, vegetables and seasoning or for tea-making. Some are used also as feedingstuffs for farm animals.-J. S. by:


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