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Suggested Citation:"Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation." National Research Council. 1989. Lost Crops of the Incas: Little-Known Plants of the Andes with Promise for Worldwide Cultivation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1398.
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408 Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation EUGENE B. SHAFTS, JR., Department of Engineering and Applied Science, Washington University, Chairman M`cHAE~ J. BA~cK, Institute of Economic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden W. HUGH Bo~NGER, NPI, Inc. Salt Lake City GARY NABHAN, Desert Botanical Gardens, Phoenix JOSEPH WAALAND, Department of Botany, University of Washington Board on Science and Technology for International Development RALPH H. SMucK~ER, Dean of International Studies and Programs, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Chairman Members JORDON J. BARUCH, President, Jordan Baruch Associates, Washington, D.C. PETER D. BELL, President, The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, New York, New York GEORGE T. CuR~N, The Fogarty International Center, The National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland DIRK FRANKENBERG, Director, Marine Science Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill ELLEN L. FROST, Corporate Director, International Affairs, United Technologies Corporation, Washington, D.C. FREDERICK HORNE, Dean of the. (~.oll~.s,~ of Win row fit= University, Corvallis ~ ~— ~* ~ 44~ ~ ~ l—~~VI1 ~ ~~ ROBERT KATES, Director, Alan Shaw Feinstein World Hunger Pro- gram, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island CHAR~Es C. MuscoP~AT, Executive Vice President, Molecular Ge- netics, Inc., Minnetonka, Minnesota ANTHONY SAN PIETRO, Professor of Plant Biochemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington A~ExANDER SHAKOW, Director, Strategic Planning & Review De- partment, The World Bank, Washington, D.C. BARsARAD.WEssTER,AssociateDean,OfficeofResearch,University of California, Davis GERALD P. DINEEN, Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Engi . ...- . neerlng, ex oJtlclo

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This fascinating, readable volume is filled with enticing, detailed information about more than 30 different Incan crops that promise to follow the potato's lead and become important contributors to the world's food supply. Some of these overlooked foods offer special advantages for developing nations, such as high nutritional quality and excellent yields. Many are adaptable to areas of the United States.

Lost Crops of the Incas includes vivid color photographs of many of the crops and describes the authors' experiences in growing, tasting, and preparing them in different ways. This book is for the gourmet and gourmand alike, as well as gardeners, botanists, farmers, and agricultural specialists in developing countries.


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