Bananas could replace potatoes in warming world

Bananas could replace potatoes in warming world

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BBC's science reporter, Matt McGrath discusses the findings of a new report that suggest that the banana family will replace certain staple crops that are typically grown in colder climates due to rising temperatures worldwide. This blog includes mention of banana as well as other crops like cassava, and cowpea as becoming important food crops given their tolerance to heat. Read this full blog at the BBC News website.

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DATE:
2012-10
SECTOR:
Agriculture
REGION:
Global