Quinoa Virtual Training is a competency to perform all the activities related to planting, maintenance and plant harvesting and harvesting of quinoa continuously. Quinoa is a crop that has good nutritional and economic value. This standard had functions such as selecting the planting site, selecting the appropriate species, preparing the planting land, sowing, maintaining and operating, and harvesting quinoa.
Summary of this course:
Chenopodium quinoa is one of the plants that produce crops under dry and low water conditions. The plant originates in Bolivia, Peru and Chile and dates back to 7,000 years ago. This plant is cultivated from areas equal to sea level up to 4000 meters above sea level and has several drought-resistant mechanisms and has high water consumption efficiency.
Quinoa is an annual plant and is known as the mother of seeds. It belongs to the family Chenopodiaceae and its growing conditions are similar to spinach. The height of this plant varies from 1 to 1.5 meters. Its leaves are similar to spinach and its flowers vary from white to red. The seeds are small and come in a variety of colors from white to dark. Quinoa seeds are in clustered inflorescences and range in size from 8% to 11% in diameter. The seed coat is called the pericarp, which contains saponins and must be removed for food. This plant is like self-pollinating wheat and sometimes shows 10 to 15% metamorphosis. This plant has a strong root system and is resistant to drought stress. The growth period of this plant varies between 90 to 125 days.
Quinoa Breeding Virtual Training Course Topics:
Prerequisites for Quinoa Breeding Training Course:
This course does not require any special prerequisites and is taught from the ground up.