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Amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Datasheet

Description
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Common names 
Love-lies-bleeding, Inca wheat, Cat-tail, Tumbleweed, foxtail, queue de renard
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Weed and cultivated ornamental. Formally grown as grain crop by the Incas but displaced by Colonists' cereals. Leaves used like spinach.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 
References
Datasheet citation 

DATASHEET UNDER CONSTRUCTION. DO NOT QUOTE. http://www.feedipedia.org/node/573 Last updated on March 16, 2010, 17:13

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