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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Major global analysis offers hope for saving the wild side of staple food crops

Major global analysis offers hope for saving the wild side of staple food crops
Kew, UK (SPX) Jul 23, 2013 - Global efforts to adapt staple foods like rice, wheat and potato to climate change have been given a major boost today as new research shows the whereabouts of their wild cousins. These wild relations could offer beneficial qualities to help major crops become more productive and resilient in the face of future climates and new threats. This new analysis assesses 29 of the world's most imp ... morehttp://www.seeddaily.com/reports/Major_global_analysis_offers_hope_for_saving_the_wild_side_of_staple_food_crops_999.html

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