and Wayne Coates of the University of Arizona's Office of Arid Lands Studies have been investigating the nutritious pre-Columbian grain known as chia since 1990.
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OALS stands for Office of Arid Lands Studies
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00), Chia: Rediscovering A Forgotten Crop Of The Aztecs by agronomist Ricardo Ayerza (Associate in Arid Lands, Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona) and engineer Wayne Coates (Research Professor, Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona) focuses upon "chia", a principle Aztec food crop at the time of Columbus' appearance in the Caribbean, and which was almost wiped out by the Conquistadors because of its use in "pagan" rituals.
Later he was promoted to full professor and then to research professor, changing departments in 1994 when he joined the Office of Arid Lands Studies.