Scrubbed from the world's menu

日期:2019-03-06 01:17:13 作者:谯玮谧 阅读:

By Fred Pearce HUNDREDS of vital crops are in danger of extinction because they are being neglected by scientists, says a leading biologist. In the first inventory of its kind, Stefano Padulosi of the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute in Rome looked at how many samples of crops—beyond the magic circle of global crops such as wheat and rice—are held by seed banks. Examining the 5300 species of food plants that have been collected,