This website was created during the project for Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic: "Diversity of the neglected cereals and pseudocereals and their use in sustainable agriculture and healthy nutrition" (QD0057)

Following institutes and companies participate in the project:

The aim of the website is accessibility and regular update of all possible information about alternative crops mainly for healthy nutrition. The content might be interesting for people of different fields (agriculture including agricultural research, food science and nutrition, health service, etc.).

Our activity is initiated by work of the European Cooperative Programme for Crop Genetic Resources (ECP/GR), which gave the impuls to establish Minor Crops Network Coordinating Group. The Czech Republic has become a coordinator for minor cereals and pseudocereals in Europe.

Main species are buckwheat (Fagopyrum sp.) and common millet (Panicum sp.)

Common buckwheat Common millet