The humble peanut reveals how seed sharing makes crops more resilient in a warming world

A research study spearheaded by the University of Georgia’s David Bertioli reveals the extensive reach of the genes of a wild Bolivian peanut species. These genes, in turn, have allowed peanut farmers around the world to reduce their fungicide use, as well as fuel emissions.

Originally posted on Anthropocene

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Article By: Emma Bryce

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