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Suggested Citation:"Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation." National Research Council. 1984. Amaranth: Modern Prospects for an Ancient Crop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/19381.
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Suggested Citation:"Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation." National Research Council. 1984. Amaranth: Modern Prospects for an Ancient Crop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/19381.
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Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation HUGH POPENOE, Director, International Programs in Agriculture, Uni- versity of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (Chairman through 1983) ELMER L. GADEN, JR., Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, Chairman Members WILLIAM BRADLEY, Consultant, New Hope, Pennsylvania (through 1983) CARLN. HODGES, Director, Environmental Research Laboratory, Tuc- son, Arizona RAYMOND c. LOEHR, Director, Environmental Studies Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York CYRUS M. MCKELL, NPI, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah DONALD L. PLUCKNETT, Consultative Group on International Agricul- tural Research, Washington, D.C. EUGENE B. SHULTZ, JR., Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri THEODORE suoiA, Deputy Science Advisor to the Secretary of the Interior, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. (through 1983) Board on Science and Technology for International Development RALPH HERBERT SMUCKLER, Dean of International Studies and Pro- grams, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, Chairman Members SAMUEL P. ASPER, President, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Washington, D.C. DAVID BELL, Department of Population Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts LAWRENCE L. BOGER, President, Oklahoma State University, Stillwa- ter, Oklahoma ROBERT H. BURRIS, Department of Biochemistry, University of Wis- consin, Madison, Wisconsin CLAUDIA JEAN CARR, Conservation and Resource Studies, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California NATE FIELDS, Director, Developing Markets, Control Data Corpora- tion, Edina, Minnesota ROLAND J. FUCHS, Chairman, Department of Geography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, ex officio ELMER L. GADEN, JR., Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottsville, Virginia 75

74 AMARANTH His research interests have ranged from plant ecology to environ- mental physiology. He is a Fellow of the AAAS. JAMES L. VETTER is Vice-Prcsident, Technical, of the American Institute of Baking, a nonprofit research and educational organiza- tion. Dr. Vetter received an A.B. degree with a major in chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis in 1954 and his M.S. and Ph.D. in food technology from the University of Illinois in 1955 and 1958, respectively. Before joining the American Institute of Baking in 1977, he had a 10-year industrial research career working for companies in or related to the baking industry. These companies include Monsanto Company, Standard Brands, and Keebler Com- pany. Dr. Vetter's current responsibilities involve administration of research activities related to the nutrition and science and technology of baking. DAVID ERVIN WALSH is the Director and Vice-President of Research of the General Nutrition Corporation. He received his B.A. from St. Cloud State University in 1961 and an M.A. and Ph.D. from North Dakota State University, where he was an Associate Professor of Cereal Chemistry and Technology until 1974, when he joined the staff of General Nutrition Corporation in Fargo, North Dakota. His work includes computerization of food processing, research on lipids of barley, proteins of wheat, and on the industrial utilization of wheat. His present research includes: directing the corporation research program in food and cosmetic development, nutrition research on food supplements and health, and coordination of grants and aid programs for academic research directed toward food supplements and nutrition. NOEL D. VIETMEYER, staff officer for this study, is Professional Associate of the Board on Science and Technology for International Development. A New Zealander with a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, he now works on innovations in science that are important for developing countries.

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