The papers by N. Ikeda, by A. Ahmed et al. and by H. Wijngaard and E. Arendt are useful introductions to the nutritional literature on Tartary buckwheat. New studies are published almost weekly—mostly from Japan, China, and Europe. We’ll update these pages as frequently as we can. Please alert us articles that we have missed.
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