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Grain Amaranth - the drought-beater

Widely regarded as a weed and largely ignored by crop breeders, grain amaranth has been introduced into western Kenya as a drought-tolerant food and cash crop for small farmers.
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I just read the article on grain amaranth and I am wondering how come it is not as popular as it ought to be especially in Northern Nigeria where I live and where the problem of poor rains have been the lot of thousands of subsistence farmers. I will do anything to access this plant and introduce it
posted by: vidon Jaule (19:18:57 Sat 10th July 2010)

 

 

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