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Heirloom Vegetables, Genetic Diversity, and the Pursuit of Food Security

Heirloom Vegetables, Genetic Diversity, and the Pursuit of Food Security

This report defines and describes heirloom vegetable varieties and discusses their implications for nutrition, crop genetic diversity, and seed markets from local to global scales.  It includes suggestions for actions available to farmers/gardeners, consumers, and citizens, and a list of additional informational resources.

Author: George Kuepper
Date: 2008
Pages: 12

Heirloom Vegetables, Genetic Diversity, and the Pursuit of Food Security (PDF, 1 MB)
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