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New Agricultural Crops

1st Edition

By Gary A Ritchie

CRC Press

260 pages

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This book introduces a variety of new crop species that are energy- and water-efficient, well adapted to marginal lands and suited to intensive culture. It focuses on a technological strategy which holds immense promise for world agriculture and the ultimate benefit of man in near and long term.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Ancient Crops for the Twenty-first Century 2. The Winged Bean as an Agricultural Crop 3. Amaranth: Gentle Giant of the Past and Future 4. The Buffalo Gourd: A Potential Arid Land Crop 5. Mesquite: An All-purpose Leguminous Arid Land Tree 6. Atriplex as a Forage Crop for Arid Lands 7. Cassia: A Tropical Essential Oil Crop 8. Guayule: Domestic Natural Rubber Rediscovered 9. Jojoba: A New Crop for Arid Regions 10. Leucaena: Versatile Tropical Tree Legume

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General