Quinoa in Ecuador

For around 7 000 years, quinoa has been cultivated in the Andean region, where it has been valued for its nutritional qualities and its adaptability to difficult environmental conditions. In Ecuador, quinoa cultivation has been considered of secondary im-portance: the cultivated area is relatively s...

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Main Authors: Peralta I., Eduardo, Mazón, Nelson
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Published: Santiago de Chile: FAO, 2015 2017
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spelling ir-:41000-45362018-04-11T16:09:15Z Quinoa in Ecuador State of the art report on quinoa around the world in 2013 Peralta I., Eduardo Mazón, Nelson QUINUA CHENOPODIUM QUINOA CULTIVOS ANDINOS ECUADOR For around 7 000 years, quinoa has been cultivated in the Andean region, where it has been valued for its nutritional qualities and its adaptability to difficult environmental conditions. In Ecuador, quinoa cultivation has been considered of secondary im-portance: the cultivated area is relatively small and per capita consumption is low (Jacobsen and Sherwood, 2002). Pulgar Vidal (1954, cited by Tapia, 1979) believed that the Chibchas and other tribes of the Cundi- Boyacense plateau in Colombia grew quinoa intensively, and he also suggested that the ancient inhabitants of Cuyumbe (Huila, Colombia) assisted in the spread of quinoa southwards , which would explain its distribution in Ecuador. 2017-08-02T18:57:21Z 2017-08-02T18:57:21Z 2015 Libro Artículo 978-92-5-108558-5 *EC-INIAP-BEESC-MGC. Quito (INIAP/CD194) http://repositorio.iniap.gob.ec/handle/41000/4536 en p. 462-476 application/pdf E. E. Santa Catalina Santiago de Chile: FAO, 2015
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language en
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topic QUINUA
CHENOPODIUM QUINOA
CULTIVOS ANDINOS
ECUADOR
spellingShingle QUINUA
CHENOPODIUM QUINOA
CULTIVOS ANDINOS
ECUADOR
Peralta I., Eduardo
Mazón, Nelson
Quinoa in Ecuador
description For around 7 000 years, quinoa has been cultivated in the Andean region, where it has been valued for its nutritional qualities and its adaptability to difficult environmental conditions. In Ecuador, quinoa cultivation has been considered of secondary im-portance: the cultivated area is relatively small and per capita consumption is low (Jacobsen and Sherwood, 2002). Pulgar Vidal (1954, cited by Tapia, 1979) believed that the Chibchas and other tribes of the Cundi- Boyacense plateau in Colombia grew quinoa intensively, and he also suggested that the ancient inhabitants of Cuyumbe (Huila, Colombia) assisted in the spread of quinoa southwards , which would explain its distribution in Ecuador.
author Peralta I., Eduardo
Mazón, Nelson
author_facet Peralta I., Eduardo
Mazón, Nelson
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title Quinoa in Ecuador
title_short Quinoa in Ecuador
title_full Quinoa in Ecuador
title_fullStr Quinoa in Ecuador
title_full_unstemmed Quinoa in Ecuador
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publisher Santiago de Chile: FAO, 2015
publishDate 2017
url http://repositorio.iniap.gob.ec/handle/41000/4536
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