Alternative Crops

Bob Batson bob at
Fri Jun 28 16:09:51 EST 1996

Ben Levin (benjinsl at wrote:
: Hey all,
:  Does anyone out there know if work is being done on the use of 
: alternative crops for human consumption as well as replacements for 
: fossil fuels?  In particular Amaranthus sp. and other arid land crops.

Have you checked the NewCROPS web site? It's at the following URL:

Bob Batson                              L 39 12 14 N  94 33 16 W
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