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Crop Wild Relatives

80% of our calorie intake comes from just twelve plant species, 50% of our calories come from just the three big grasses; wheat, maize and rice. What would happen were we to lose one of these crops?

Watch an exclusive interview with Dr. Ruth Eastwood, the Crop Wild Relative Project Co-ordinator at the Millennium Seed Bank of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

 

 

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