This page lists websites that you may find useful for your work or research activities on neglected and underutilised crops (NUS).¬† Please¬†contact us¬†if you would like to suggest a useful link to be included here.
Blogs and organisations
Australian New Crops Website
– This website provides information about individual plant species and advice about the process of new crop commercialization in Australia.
Eat The Weeds
by Green Deane. Search for more than 1000 wild edible plants on this website.
– A company introduces unusual and exotic fruits and vegetables in supermarket produce departments across North America.
¬†- This organisation
promotes the conservation and sustainable use of genetic resources of Bolivia.
¬†- An organisation
aims to facilitate information exchange of amaranth.
¬†- A collection of information on mangosteen
Maya Nut Institute
¬†- A charity promoting and facilitating the use of Maya nuts (Brosimum alicastrum
¬†- This website offers information on Moringa.
¬†- Ian Pearson’s blog on growing oca
in the UK.
The Breadfruit Institute
¬†- This institute founded at the National Tropical Botanical Garden in Hawaii to promote the conservation and use of breadfruit for food and reforestation.
‚Äď A database which acts as a tool to identify plant species for given
environments and uses.
‚Äď This Ecology Portal is a wiki and database
that enables individuals and institutions to pool their expertise that relates to ecology.
¬†- A database of plant genetic resources of South-East Asia.
¬†- An on-line encyclopedia of animal feeds.
GRIN Taxonomy for Plants
¬†- A database that provides taxonomic information on cultivated plants in the USDA-ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN).
¬†- This site provides information for plants native to southern Africa.
¬†- A database of plants used by people in tropical Africa.
ICTs for scientists
Nutrition and culinary uses
¬†- An international movement promotes an alternative to fast food and to preserve traditional and regional cuisine.
¬†- A network of food communities that support sustainable food production method.
Arche Noah, Austria
¬†- Preserves and cultivates endangered vegetable, fruit and grain diversity in Central Europe.
¬†- The association offers seeds from a wide variety of vegetables, grain, medicinal, culinary and ornamental plants.
¬†- The network is established to preserve local varieties of useful plants in Australia. Its local seed networks facilitate members to exchange seeds and planting materials.
Top Tropicals, USA
¬†- This online store offers unusual and special plants to be shipped around USA
World Food Garden
¬†- A global portal for information on seed sources (emphasis on ‚Äúheirloom varieties‚ÄĚ in North America), seed swapping and gardening techniques.