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08-17-2022
Food of the future: breadfruit is resistant to climate change
There’s a lot of talk about how crops might suffer under climate change. New research from Northwestern University finds that staple crops such as soy, corn, and rice will all be hurt by a warming climate. The researchers also found one staple crop that is expected to be unfazed by climate change - breadfruit, a native of the Pacific Islands.  Because the starchy fruit is resistant to climate change and grows well in areas with food insecurity, the researchers predict it could become more common as a...
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