Erosion of Biological Diversity

in Domesticated Crops


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Please take a moment to reflect on the first statement below. It may help to visualise diversity in tomatoes (photo Diggers Seeds), eggplants and cucurbits (photos D. Cavagnaro) or pears (photo J. Postman) to take only four examples of well known crops.







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