“Forgotten Fruits: Discovering Nature’s Hidden Treasures for Sustainable Agriculture and Economic Growth” is a book that highlights the importance of preserving and cultivating rare and indigenous fruits. The book discusses the benefits of these fruits, not only for their unique flavors and nutritional value but also for their potential contributions to sustainable agriculture and economic growth.
The book covers a wide range of fruits from all over the world, some of which have been overlooked or forgotten due to the prevalence of commercial crops. The authors argue that these forgotten fruits have the potential to provide important genetic diversity to agriculture and can be used to develop new crops that are adapted to changing environmental conditions.
In addition to their potential for agricultural development, the authors also discuss the economic potential of these fruits. By promoting and cultivating these fruits, small farmers and communities can find new sources of income and strengthen their local economies.
Overall, “Forgotten Fruits” is an informative and inspiring book that sheds light on the importance of preserving and promoting biodiversity in agriculture and the potential benefits of doing so for both the environment and local communities.