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Climate change - for the better?

From fruit to veg
  • From fruit to veg
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  • Fit for a king
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From fruit to veg

Fifty years ago, the orchards of the Kullu valley in Himachal Pradesh produced prized apples, but higher temperatures have damaged production, forcing farmers to search for alternatives. However, warmer conditions have proved perfect for cauliflower and other high-value vegetables.

picture credit: © Neil Palmer (CIAT & CCAFS)



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