Quinua crop in the Mediterranean ecoregion

SONY DSCExperts place the origin of quinoa in the Andean zone of Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia, like the potato (Solanum tuberosum), the bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) and the tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). The Chonopodium quinoa, popularly called quinoa, quechua or suba, is the basic food of many peoples (…) Following on from all the information obtained by the researches and for the farmers and companies who have dared to cultivate quinoa, we might conclude that the culture of quinoa in the Mediterranean eco-region is possible and profitable.  Continue reading →

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