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Lack of crop diversity and increasing dependence on pollinators may threaten food security

20:00 EDT 10 Jul 2019 | AAAS

(University of Maryland) A multinational team of researchers has identified countries where agriculture's increasing dependence on pollination, coupled with a lack of crop diversity, may threaten food security and economic stability. The study, which was published in the journal Global Change Biology on July 11, 2019, is the first global assessment of the relationship between trends in crop diversity and agricultural dependence on pollinators.

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