Rice close-up. Credit: Bioversity International/S. Landersz

New version of Multi-Crop Passport Descriptors released

Published by FAO and Bioversity International, the Multi-Crop Passport Descriptors are an international standard globally adopted for passport data of...

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Descriptors for Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.)

New publication describes ancient African tree Baobab

Descriptor list of baobab will help to increase the domestication, cultivation and use of the products of the African baobab for improving nutrition...

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Quinoa fields in Peru. Credit: Bioversity International/A.Drucker

Updated descriptors for quinoa and its wild relatives

In 2013, as part of activities to mark the 2013 International Year of Quinoa, Bioversity International and FAO released Descriptors for quinoa and its...

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Quinoa descriptors presented at the International Quinoa Congress in Milan

The International Quinoa Congress opens today in Milan, Italy. Bioversity International's scientist Adriana Alercia is presenting the quinoa...

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Descriptors for quinoa and its wild relatives

As part of activities to celebrate the 2013 International Year of Quinoa, Bioversity International and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN...

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