Chemical and functional characterization of Kañiwa (Chenopodium pallidicaule) grain, extrudate and bran. Repo-Carrasco-Valencia R(1), Acevedo de La Cruz. Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoaWilld.) and kañiwa (Chenopodium pallidicauleAellen) are native food plants of high nutritional value grown in the Andean region. Descriptions and articles about the Canihua, scientifically known as Chenopodium pallidicaule in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Physical Description; Typ.
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The fruits are small and dark, which contain brown or black seed with a diameter of 0. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.
Only the briefest entry chnopodium each species, though, and some of the entries are more than a little dubious. Readable yet also very detailed. The plants also contain some oxalic acid, which in large quantities can lock up some of the nutrients in the food.
In intensive systems, yields of 2—3 t can be obtained. The lasta type shows high branching, whereas the saguia type is characterized by few branching and its more erected growth. Ecocrop — Chenopodium pallidicaule, Data sheet. Publisher Dorling Kindersley, London.
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Retrieved 1 July They tolerate a pH in the range from 4. The leaves and seeds of all members of this genus are more or less edible.
This QR Code is unique to this page. The protein content If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this pallificaule as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. A common weed of cultivated ground, especially on rich soils, it grows in areas where frosts can occur in 9 months of the year, including during the growing season. The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure.
Views Read Edit View history. Right plant chenopodiym place. The plant was often cultivated in South America in the past. Chenopoidum plants are also resistant to night frosts. Although used in much the same way, this species is not very closely related to quinoa, C. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.
Cooking the plants will reduce their content of oxalic acid.
Chenopodium pallidicaule – Aellen. Since it is rich in calories and proteins, local people chenopodiu, it on long travels. Creating markets for orphan crops, Bioversity International supports marketing link in food value chain. Habitats A common weed of cultivated ground, especially on rich soils, it grows in areas where chenopodjum can occur in 9 months of the year, including during the growing season.
The crop was experimentally produced in Finland and showed good results. Another flower type are the pistillate flowers, which have pistils, but no stamens.
Chenopodium pallidicaule Cañihua PFAF Plant Database
Publisher MacMillan Publishing Co. Fri Sep 7 Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Plenty in it for both the casual reader and the serious student. Plants seem to be quite resistant to most pests chenopodiuk diseases. There are some named varieties[61, ]. The raw leaves should only be eaten in small quantities, see the notes above on toxicity.
Chenopodium pallidicaule – Useful Tropical Plants
Although toxic, saponins are poorly absorbed by the body and most pass straight through without any problem. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. You will receive a range of benefits including: Year ISBN 0 0 Description Excellent and easily read book with good information and an excellent collection of photos of vegetables from around the world, including many unusual species.
The seed is somewhat laborious to harvest and dehusk, it is enveloped in a papery husk and this is removed by soaking in water and then rubbing. The third type of flower are male sterile flowers.
Chenoppdium are found in many foods, such as some beans. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. It can be toasted and ground into a nutty tasting powder that can be used as a breakfast cereal. It is not frost tender. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American nurseries but also research institutes and a lot of other nurseries from around pallidicauel world.
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Seed – sow spring in situ. Retrieved from ” https: Seed – cooked[57, 61, 97,]. It is also more resistant than barley or quinoa to low night temperatures.
If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a chenopoduum. Very readable, with lots of information and good pictures of some lesser known food plants of S. J Sci Food Agric.