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Climate change - for the better?

Fit for a king
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Fit for a king

Rising temperatures mean the apple belt of Himachal Pradesh has now moved uphill to cooler areas. Here in Burva village, farmers used to grow only subsistence crops like maize and wheat, until a few farmers switched to apples - like these Royal Delicious - and reaped the regards.

picture credit: © Neil Palmer (CIAT & CCAFS)



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