MicroGREENS written by Francesco Di Gioia and Pietro Santamaria

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“MicroGREENS: novel fresh and functional food to explore all the value of biodiversity” written by Francesco Di Gioia e Pietro Santamaria.   Francesco Di Gioia is with the Università degli Studi di Bari in Italy and is currently doing post doc research at the UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center in Immokalee.

(MicroGREENS) is a project funded by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry for the provision of funds to finance projects in the field of agriculture, food, forestry, fishing and aquaculture related to the goals of Expo Milano 2015.

The project was born from the cooperation between the Association ‘ORTINNOVA’ and some researchers of the
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Science of the University of Bari ‘Aldo Moro’.

The project MicroGREENS aims to broadcast and increase the public awareness on the importance and value of the great heritage of biodiversity of the Italian and Apulian vegetables, revealing how such richness can be exploited to develop novel, fresh, functional and high value food products such as microgreens.

“MicroGREENS: novel fresh and functional food to explore all the value of biodiversity”  is a great on-line publication with beautiful photography and at 118 pages provides an in depth look at the subject of microgreens.  It is written in Italian, English and Spanish.

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