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Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter


Teff, annual bunch grass, lovegrass, t'ef, toff, warm-season annual bunch grass

Ethiopian: Tef
Oromigna: Tafi
Tigrigna: Taf

teff seeds We have information from several sources:

Teff FactSHEET—contributed by Gilbert F. Stallknecht

Teff: Food Crop for Humans and Animals—G.F. Stallknecht, K.M. Gilbertson, and J.L. Eckhoff

See: Teff—In: The Western Regional Plant Introduction Station: A source of germplasm for new crop development. Bradley, V.L., R.C. Johnson, R.M. Hannan, D.M. Stout, and R.L. Clark. 1993. p. 99-102. In: J. Janick and J.E. Simon (eds.), New Crops. Wiley, New York.

Love grasses—In: Magness, J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States.

Including the following:

Outside links:

Tef—from Lost Crops of Africa: Volume I: Grains

Tef—by Seyfu Ketema—Link to the publication on the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute web site

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