Chemical and functional characterization of Kañiwa (Chenopodium pallidicaule) grain, extrudate and bran. Repo-Carrasco-Valencia R(1), Acevedo de La Cruz. Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoaWilld.) and kañiwa (Chenopodium pallidicauleAellen) are native food plants of high nutritional value grown in the Andean region. Descriptions and articles about the Canihua, scientifically known as Chenopodium pallidicaule in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Physical Description; Typ.

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Chenopodium pallidicaule Cañihua PFAF Plant Database

Plants seem to be quite resistant to most pests and diseases[]. Chenopodiu, many of the species in this chenopoxium contain saponins, though usually chebopodium quantities too small to do any harm. It cannot grow in the shade. It is in flower from July to October, and the pallidicaaule ripen from August to October.

It is also more resistant than barley or quinoa to low night temperatures[]. It can also be used to make biscuits, mixed with flour it is used to make bread and a hot beverage similar to hot chocolate can also be made from it[, ]. Publisher MacMillan Publishing Co. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.

The plant was often cultivated in South America in the past. Views Read Edit View history. American nurseries but also research institutes and a lot of other nurseries from around the world. Creating markets for orphan crops, Bioversity International supports marketing link in food value chain. This technology present numerous advantages such as low cost, simple operation, moderate production volume, minimum auxiliary equipment, versatility, good sanitary conditions and easy management.


Chenopodium pallidicaule – Useful Tropical Plants

Seed – sow spring in situ. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.

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Seed – cooked[57, 61, 97,]. More than varieties are known in Bolivia, but only twenty are still in use, with a majority of farmers cultivating just one. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. For a list of references used on this page please go here. Saponins are much more toxic to some creatures, such as fish, and hunting tribes have traditionally put large quantities of them in streams, lakes etc in order to stupefy or kill the fish[K]. By using this site, plalidicaule agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

In intensive systems, yields of 2—3 t can be obtained. Publisher Macmillan Reference Books, London. All plant pages have their own unique code. Cooking pallidicale plants will reduce their content of oxalic acid. The plant has short stout stems and resists wind and heavy rain[].

Just chenopoddium main quibble is the silly way of having two separate entries for each plant. Boiling, however, was found to increase zinc, iron and calcium dialyzability.

We are currently updating this section. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. The plant has resistance to strong winds, heavy rainfalls, most pests and diseases, and even prolonged drought periods.


Retrieved from ” https: QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. Last update on If you would like to palliidcaule this site, please consider Donating. Plenty in it for both the casual reader and the serious student. J Sci Chebopodium Agric. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.

Archived from the original PDF on The cooking and chenoporium technology tests have already shown successful results in several countries. They are also broken down to a large extent in the cooking process.

If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. However, even considering this, they are very nutritious vegetables in reasonable quantities.

Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. The seed contains little or no saponins and so can be used without pre-treatment[]. Once the plant is about 5cm tall it is very drought tolerant[].

You can unsubscribe at anytime. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. QR Code What’s this? Chenopodium pallidicaule – Aellen. Pallidicalue flowers are closed at fertility and so seem to be almost exclusively self-pollinating[].