Chaya: vegetal maya que enriquece la dieta de Mesoameirda durante todo el ano

Chaya (Cnidoscolus acontifolius) was domesticated by Mayan peoples in pre-Columbian times. Due to its high nutritive value, tolerance to heat and drought, and minimal care requirements, this native vegetable has potential to support more nutrition-sensitive food systems in Mesoamerica. This fact sheet summarizes key features of this underutilized species.

Corporate Author:
Bioversity International; Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
Pages:
2 p.
Publication Year:
2017
Publication Format:
PDF
Language:
(Es)
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