NOTICE: Hard copies of the Australian New Crops Newsletter are available from the publisher, Dr Rob Fletcher. Details of availability are included in theAdvice on Publications Available.
Echo Development Notes
This periodical informs the reader about plants, resources, technologies and contacts to improve food production in the tropics. It is part of a worldwide network of people engaged in such developments, and the publication seeks to encourage the pu blicising of ideas which have succeeded in one area so they might be tried elsewhere.
Issue #53 contains articles about chaya, as a green vegetable, problems with setting fruit in tomatoes in tropical areas, distance learning courses available from ECHO, the ECHO seedbank, contributions from network members around the world, upcoming ev ents, books and other resources. The first fifty-one issues, published from 1981 till January 1996 have also been updated and compiled into a publication, "Amaranth to Zai Holes: Ideas for Growing Food Under Difficult Conditions" (404 pages). It is available from the address, below, for US$29.95 plus postage in North America.
For further information contact:Dr Martin L. Price
Australian Bushfoods Magazine
Edited by Ms Sammy Ringer.This will be a magazine dedicated to Australia's indigenous foods, which are both an emerging industry and an area of cultural and culinary interest. It will feature contributions from specialists, growers, researchers and in digenous peoples, chefs, processors and government representatives and will be published every two months, commencing in February 1997.
For further information contact:Bushfoods Magazine
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Contact: Dr Rob Fletcher, School of Land and Food, The University of Queensland Gatton College, 4345; Telephone: 07 5460 1311 or 07 5460 1301; Facsimile: 07 5460 1112; International facsimile: 61 7 5460 1112; Email:email@example.com
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