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The New Plants For Produce In The Future

Friday, July 15th, 2011

In recent years, the industrial-scale monoculture of produce has attracted a significant amount of criticism, mainly due to the process’s destruction of soil quality and an overreliance on chemical fertilizers. Two crops, namely amaranth and cassava, have the potential to relieve some of these challenges faced by both farmers and the land that they cultivate.
Amaranth, a leafy herb, is of particular interest due to its unique composition. Unlike wheat or corn, it produces both a copious amount of seeds that can be used Click to continue »