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How to use the NewCROP site
To access crop information:
- Use CropINDEX if you already know the name of the crop or species, or just want to browse.
CropINDEX, is an extensive alphabetical list of all common and scientific crop names held on this site, but does not include Famine Foods entries which are indexed separately.
- Or use CropSEARCH, for keyword subject searching.
The CropSEARCH locates crops by name, topic, uses, geography, commodity, author citations, etc; and locates any terms entered.
To access special topics:
There are a number of specialized subject areas that are embedded in new crops:
- Famine Foods - These are
unconventional food sources used in times of desperation.
- The following publications can be found on the NewCROP website:
- Trends in New Crops and New Uses.
2002. Proceedings of the Fourth National Symposium New Crops and New Uses:
Strength in Diversity. Jules Janick and Anna Whipkey (eds.). ASHS Press,
Alexandria, VA. 599 pages.
- Perspectives on New Crops and New
Uses. 1999. Proceedings of the Fourth National Symposium New Crops
and New Uses: Biodiversity and Agricultural Sustainability. Jules Janick
(ed.). ASHS Press, Alexandria, VA. 528 pages.
in New Crops. 1996. Proceedings of the Third National Symposium
NEW CROPS: New Opportunities, New Technologies. Jules Janick (ed.). ASHS
Press, Alexandria, VA. 660 pages.
- New Crops.
1993. Proceedings of the Second National Symposium NEW CROPS: Exploration,
Research, Commercialization Jules Janick and J.E. Simon (eds.). Wiley
and Sons, Inc., New York. 710 pages.
in New Crops. 1990. Proceedings of the First National Symposium NEW
CROPS: Research, Development, Economics. Jules Janick and J.E. Simon (eds.).
Timber Press, Portland, Oregon. 560 pages.
- Fruits of Warm Climates. 1987.
Julia F. Morton. J.F. Morton, Pub. 20534 SW 92 Ct., Miami Fl 33189. 505
- Handbook of Energy Crops.
1983. James A. Duke.
- The Alternative Field Crops
Manual. 1992. University of Minnesota.
- Neglected Crops: 1492 from a Different
Perspective. 1994. FAO. Rome.
- Famine Foods. 1995.
Robert (Bob) L. Freedman Orinda, CA 94563. Unpublished. 500+ pages.
- Food and Feed Crops
of the United States 1971. J.R. Magness, G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton.
Interregional Research Project IR-4, IR Bul. 1 (Bul. 828 New Jersey Agr.
- Savory Herbs: Culture and
Use. 1946. M.S. Lowman, and M. Birdseye. Farmer's Bulletin No. 1977.
USDA, Washington, DC.
- The Herb Hunters Guide.
1930. A.F. Sievers, Misc. Publ. No. 77. USDA, Washington DC.
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