Valuing Crop Diversity- March 2004 – Issue 6.1


4 . Editorial

5. Underutilised plant species. What are they?

Stefano Padulosi and Irmgard Hoeschle-Zeledon

7. Underutilised species and new challenges in global health

Timothy John

8. Roselle in Senegal and Mali

Nathan McClintock

11. Conservation and genetic enhancement of underutilized vegetable crop species in North Eastern Region of India

N. Rai, B.S.Asati and D.S.Yadav

13. Canahua deserves to come back

Adriana Woods Paez and Pablo Eyzaguirre

15 . Genetic erosion of Canahua

Wifredo Rojas, Milton Pinto and Pablo Eyzaguirre

16. Fonio: a small grain with potential

Jean-Francois Cruz

18. Conservation of uncultivated foods by local communities

B.Salome Yesudas

19. Taro in Vanuatu: towards a dynamic conservation strategy

Sophie Caillon, Jose Quero-Garcia and Luigi

22. Under utilised crops and their role in subsistence agriculture

Vanaja Ramprasad and Nada Gowda

23 . Tribals show the way for conserving indigenous crop varieties

Jagdish Pradhan

24. Home garden: a cultural responsibility – Emily Oakley

26. Women reintroducing neglected crops— Nazmul Huq

28.  The Narayana Reddy column: Utilisation of neglected crops

29. New books

30.  Sources

31 . Networking

33    International Editors Meeting 2004

Themes for the LEISA India

34 . Neglected millets that save the poor from starvation

S.Bala Ravi

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