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The AVRDC Genebank

Asian Seed, the official publication of the Asia and Pacific Seed Association, featured an article about the AVRDC Genebank in its March/April 2014 issue.

Traditional Vegetables: Recipes from Cameroon

Traditional Vegetables: Recipes from Cameroon

Tempt your palate with the tastes and textures of traditional vegetables: amaranth, African eggplant, jute mallow, nightshade and okra!

2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

Report on AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center's global activities for 2013.

2014-2016 Medium-Term Plan

2014-2016 Medium-Term Plan

Outlook for the period 2014-2016 for AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center.

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Swamp Tune Sauce

Swamp Tune Sauce

Step up the flavor with this piquant dipping sauce good for water bamboo shoots or other crisp vegetables.

Healthy Jelly

Healthy Jelly

Served chilled, this light, delicious, and nutritious dessert is a perfect summer treat.

Rice Ball Bean Soup

Rice Ball Bean Soup

Protein, iron, and vitamin C -- all in a sweet dessert soup.

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Cowpea (<i>Vigna unguiculata</i>)

Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata)

This versatile legume deserves a place in every home garden. The leaves, green pods, and dry seeds are edible, tasty and nutritious.

Sweet bitterleaf (Vernonia hymenolepis)

Chinese toon (Toona sinensis)

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