International Year of the Quinoa 2013

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  1. NiftyNiall

    NiftyNiall Active Member 10 Years

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    2013 is the International Year of the Quinoa
    A publication entitled:
    Quinoa: An ancient crop to contribute to world food security
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    gives an overview of the growing importance of this species.
    Main page at the UN FAO about Quinoa, AKA Chenopdium quinoa

    This plant I have seen grown here in Coquitlam, B.C. have done quite well, although the varieties that I have seen grown here, appear to require a longer, and drier ripening season than we normally get.
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2013

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