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Colors to honor the King

Seed kits promoting the addition of colorful, nutritious vegetables to the diet to be distributed in Thailand

The World Vegetable Center, in collaboration with the Tropical Vegetable Research Center at Kasetsart University, will provide 250 seed kits and books to local farmers in remembrance of the late H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

The kits will contribute towards his majesty’s “New Theory in Agriculture” by providing high-quality vegetable seeds to create self-reliant farmers.

Each kit contains 9 species of 7 different colors (with 7 unique nutrient profiles) to produce a beautiful, health-promoting garden, as well as a book on how to save the seed of each species.

In the kit:

  • Green wing bean
  • Roselle
  • Wax gourd
  • Tomato
  • Pumpkin
  • Sword bean
  • Purple wing bean
  • Chili pepper
  • Butterfly pea

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2016-12-01T04:51:12+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Categories: East and Southeast Asia, In Brief|Tags: , , |