Lost Crops of the Incas: Little-Known Plants of the Andes with Promise for Worldwide Cultivation
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Editor: Popenoe, Hugh
Publisher: National Academy Press
Pub Date: 1990 (Second printing)
Condition: Fair. Binding tight. No marks, tears. Lower front cover at spine edge has approx. 1″ crease, with an approx. 1/2″ scuff beside it. Lower rear cover at spine has approx. 2″ curved crease. Corner wear. Smudging to bottom of text block.
Notes: The most well-known of these crops are varieties of potatoes, peppers and squashes, some berries, and walnuts. Otherwise it’s Maca, Mashua, Oca, Yacon, Basul, Tarwi, Lucuma, Pacay. Lots of information here about tastes, cultivation, uses. Very informative.
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