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Record number 363224
Title Opportunities for indigenous African vegetables
Author(s) Maesen, L.J.G. van der
Source In: 1st International conference on indigenous vegetables and legumes : prospectus for fighting poverty, hunger and malnutrition, Hyderabad, India 2007 ISHS (Acta Horticulturae ) - ISBN 9789066055803 - p. 391 - 404.
DOI https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2007.752.69
Department(s) Biosystematics
Publication type Contribution in proceedings
Publication year 2007
Abstract Attention is drawn to vegetables of limited geographical distribution in Africa. A wealth of information is available in the 2004 PROTA Handbook 2: Vegetables, published simultaneously in English and French. Research gaps are pointed out in the 2005 companion issue Special Products. Distinction is made in several categories, such as species with well-defined vegetable use well covered by extension and research, those deserving more attention, or vegetable species with established or potential other uses such as medicinal or ornamental use.
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