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Grain Composition of Amaranthaceae and Chenopodiaceae Species

  • Rolf Carlsson


The global demand for more food and industrial raw material produced by agriculture prescribes the optimal utilization of every potential plant resource. Several Amaranthaceae species are C4-species and adapted to hot climates. Many Chenopodiaceae species are adapted to growth on dry and saline soils, and may be UV-B-tolerant. The plant species are considered as potential new crops for food and industrial raw materials.


Amino Acid Composition Chenopodium Album Chenopodium Quinoa Amaranthus Species Chenopodium Species 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rolf Carlsson
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  1. 1.Department of Natural SciencesKalmar UniversityKalmarSweden

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