The vegetables include black nightshade (managu), amaranth
, and spider plants.
, water spinach, organic fertilizers, crop rotation and legume.
Each plant can contain 200,000 seed per plant, and the Real Seed Amaranth
Mix has been specially bred from their trials over 20 years.
Hence, extensive research is required to choose between the good and bad Amaranths
Two separate semistructured questionnaires based on the components of the commodity systems assessment methodology [CSAM, ] were used in interviewing 50 producers and 50 retailers of vegetable amaranths
. Simple random sampling technique  was used in selecting the respondents for the survey.
About the cooking mode, the following data were recorded (Tables 2 and 4): Leafy Amaranths
are rarely consumed raw (like salad).
Paired with flowers such as dahlias, amaranths
' long, dangling seed heads add drama as spillers.
produce many thousands of tiny seeds having very valuable contents.
is of special interest to agriculture because it has atypically large seeds for the genus and could perhaps be the source of crop-improving genes for cultivated amaranths
THE POTENTIAL OF AMARANTHS
as forage has not been fully studied.
cultivar used was Amaranths
caudatus which is widely grown in the Southern Nations, Nationalities Peoples' Republic (SNNPR) State, in the region of Hawassa Tulla.
Interspecific hybrids and possible phylogenetic relations in grain amaranths
"The real momentum with amaranth
these days is in Africa," Brenner says, "especially through the work of Davidson Mwangi, a plant breeder in Nairobi who is promoting amaranth
as a way to alleviate hunger at the village level." Mwangi and others are also researching amaranths
potential to combat heart disease and aid in recovery from surgery.
(Amaranthus spp.) can be eaten raw, but it's much better cooked and is almost always prepared that way.
is a cereal belonging to the class of dicots and the family of Amaranthaceae, with more than 60 genera, and includes approximately 800 species of dicotyledonous and herbaceous plants of annual or perennial growth.