The Lost Crops of the Incas

The Lost Crops of the Incas : Little-Known Plants of the Andes with Promise for Worldwide Cultivation

4.42 (7 ratings by Goodreads)

List price: US$42.50

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


In an age when society often believes "newer" is better, what happens when something "new" on the market is actually almost five centuries old? That is exactly the case with dozens of tasty, fascinating fruits, vegetables, and tubers that were once grown by the Incas at a time when their empire extended throughout the Andes in South America and that have now been "found" by researchers. This fascinating, readable volume is filled with enticing, detailed information about more than thirty different Incan crops that promise to become important contributors to the world's food supply. The New York Times Book Review calls Lost Crops of the Incas a book that will ..". inspire those with an interest in agriculture and an entrepreneurial spirit to experiment with these obscure plants of the Inca Empire."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 436 pages
  • 149.9 x 228.6 x 27.9mm | 544.32g
  • Books for Business
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0894991973
  • 9780894991974
  • 1,019,916

Rating details

7 ratings
4.42 out of 5 stars
5 57% (4)
4 29% (2)
3 14% (1)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X