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Vegetable systems research and development in Central Asia and the Caucasus

A progress report on market‐oriented vegetable production systems and the promotion of vegetable research strategies for national agricultural research systems in the region.

SEAVEG2014: Abstracts

Abstracts from SEAVEG2014: Farms, Families, Food -- Regional Symposium on Sustaining Small-scale Vegetable Production and Marketing Systems for Food and Nutrition Security, 25-27 February 2014, Bangkok, Thailand

Proceedings: Asia-Pacific Symposium on Molecular Breeding

Proceedings: Asia-Pacific Symposium on Molecular Breeding

The Asia-Pacific Symposium on Molecular Breeding, held from 1-3 October 2013 at AVRDC headquarters in Shanhua, Taiwan aimed to promote marker-assisted selection in crop and animal breeding in the region to enhance food security and income generation along the whole

An impact assessment of AVRDC’s tomato grafting in Vietnam

An impact assessment of AVRDC’s tomato grafting in Vietnam

AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center started working on tomato grafting in 1992 and introduced the technique to Vietnamese scientists in September 1998, during a one-month training course at AVRDC headquarters in Taiwan. From 2002-2006, the technique was introduced to

Recipes View all

Swamp Tune Sauce

Swamp Tune Sauce

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

Colorful Salad

Colorful Salad

A rainbow on a plate! With tomato and pepper, this salad is rich in vitamin C.

African Sticky Soup (Ewedu)

African Sticky Soup (Ewedu)

A favorite in Nigeria, this tasty recipe calls for jute mallow, but it can be made with okra, amaranth, cowpea leaves or other greens.

Discover Indigenous Vegetables! View all

Okra (<i>Abelmoschus esculentus</i>)

Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)

An annual that grows to 1.5 meters or more, okra produces a beautiful, cream-colored flower and edible, green or purple pods. The pods are high in folic acid, which helps produce healthy red blood cells and prevent anemia in children and adults.

Baobab (Adansonia digitata)

Blackjack (Bidens pilosa)

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