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El futuro de la quinoa en la region arida de Coquimbo: Lecciones y escenarios a partir de una investigacion sobre su biodiversidad en Chile para la accion con agricultores locales

@inproceedings{Martnez2009ElFD,
  title={El futuro de la quinoa en la region arida de Coquimbo: Lecciones y escenarios a partir de una investigacion sobre su biodiversidad en Chile para la accion con agricultores locales},
  author={E. A. Mart{\'i}nez and Carmen Jorquera-Jaramillo and Enrique Veas and Eduardo A. Chia},
  year={2009}
}
Quinoa crop dissapeared from the social memory in the arid region of Coquimbo quite probably as a consequence of European influence in agriculture and local habits so that 400 years ago natives replaced some of their traditional crops by wheat and vinyards, among others. For instance this year 2009 the city of La Serena, regional Capital, celebrates its 465th aniversary since its foundation, being the 2nd oldest city in the country. The great drought tolerance of quinoa and the excepcional… Expand
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