FUTURE of FOOD: “Wild seed collectors turn Indiana Jones in the search for resilient crops”

FUTURE of FOOD: “Wild seed collectors turn Indiana Jones in the search for resilient crops”

Wild seed collectors turn Indiana Jones in the search for resilient crops
More than 370 species were gathered during a six-year mission to widen the gene pool and ensure future food security

“Without adaptation, the climate crisis could reduce agricultural production by up to 30% by 2050, according to a report produced by the Global Commission on Adaptation. Breeders want to create new crops that look and taste like domesticated varieties but that are more resilient to drought, flooding and temperature extremes.”

the guardian

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