978-613-9-99547-9

The forgotten treasures (quinoa plant)

Physiological studies on improvement growth and productivity of quinoa plant

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Summary:

Quinoa dates back three to four thousand years ago when the Incas first realized that the quinoa seed was fit for human consumption. According to WHFoods quinoa “was the gold of the Incas” because the Incas believed it increased the stamina of their warriors. The Quinoa Corporation calls quinoa the “Supergrain of the Future. ” Quinoa is naturally gluten-free and contains iron, B-vitamins, magnesium, phosphorus, pottasium, calcium, vitamin E, and fibers. It is one of only a few plant foods that are considered a complete protein, containing all nine essential amino acids.

Author:

Hossam Fouda

Biographie:

Dr. Hossam M. Fouda - Ph.D in botany specialty plant physiology faculty of science Al Azhar University. Lecturer in botany and microbiology department. Member of the Egyptian botanical society. Interested in plant physiology to improvement growth and productivity of field crops.

Number of Pages:

260

Book language:

English

Published On:

2019-01-21

ISBN:

978-613-9-99547-9

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

quinoa, Hormones, vitamine, Amino acid, Mineral

Product category:

SCIENCE / Biology