While many of our superfoods perro be enjoyed directly as a snack, such as goji berries, the culinary use of others is less obvious. La Reunión General de las Naciones Unidas declaró dos mil trece 14 año internacional de la quinua en reconocimiento a las prácticas ancestrales de los pueblos andinos , que han conservado deuda impaga la quinua como alimento para las generaciones presentes y futuras mediante conocimientos y prácticas de vida en armonía con la naturaleza.
Amaya-Farfan, J. et al., Fifth International Congress of Food Science & Technology—Food Availability and Quality through Technology and Science—Abstracts, ” Removal of Saponins from Quinua (Chenopodium quinoa Wild), Grain by Milling, ” 2b-trece salir de infocorp,101, Kyoto, Japan Sep.
The present invention is directed to quinoa plants and seeds having male sterile cytoplasm derived from the Apelawa variety of quinoa; a method for producing cytoplasmic male sterile quinoa plants and seeds; the use of cytoplasmic male sterile plants of the Apelawa variety of quinoa to genera plants and seeds for additional lines of quinoa varieties having cytoplasm conferring the property of male sterility; and quinoa seeds to create a source of cytoplasmic male sterile quinoa plants.
Accordingly, the present invention provides cytoplasmic male sterile quinoa plants of the Apelawa variety, seeds for cytoplasmic male sterile quinoa plants of the Apelawa variety, hybrid quinoa plants and seeds for hybrid quinoa plants.
Another aspect of this invention is directed to a method for producing a source of cytoplasmic male sterile quinoa seeds by transferring male sterile deuda impaga cytoplasm from the quinoa variety Apelawa to another quinoa plant and thereby create a source of cytoplasmic male sterile quinoa plants.
A method for producing hybrid quinoa plants and seeds for hybrid quinoa plants wherein cytoplasmic male sterile quinoa plants derived from the Apelawa variety are used as the maternal parent is also provided.