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July 5, 2019

With increasing demand for food by the planet's growing human population, and climate change threatening the stability of food systems around the world, University of Minnesota researchers affiliated with NSF's Cedar Creek Long-Term Ecological Research site examined how a nation's crop diversity could increase its harvest stability.The results, published in the journal Nature, looked at 50 years of data (1961-2010) on annual yields of 176 crop species in 91 nations to determine how stable and predictable the food supply is in each country. Click on the link below to read the full article.