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Farmers trial climate-friendly chickpeas in upstate New York

Farmers trial climate-friendly chickpeas in upstate New York

Introducing a new crop to the Finger Lakes region could give farmers access to a ready-made market—if growers can perfect their techniques.
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Top 3 reasons to add plant-based proteins into your diet

Fostering sustainable food systems is an urgent global priority. Sustainable diets are a part of food systems with important implications for human and environmental health.

A tool kit to help scientists find the ultimate chickpea

A tool kit to help scientists find the ultimate chickpea

A major plant genome sequencing effort may offer a path to breeding more climate-resilient chickpeas, while also revealing clues to the legume’s origins.
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Pulses: More than just a meat alternative

The world population is set to surpass 10 billion in a little over 30 years, with increasing demand for food — especially meat and monocrops like wheat, corn and soybeans. Could beans, peas and lentils provide a solution?

Researchers identify climate change-resilient chickpea genes
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Researchers identify climate change-resilient chickpea genes

The first-ever successful genome sequencing of chickpea means the development of new varieties with high yields, and no pests and diseases, besides increased tolerance to heat and drought.

From apples to popcorn, climate change is altering the foods America grows
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From apples to popcorn, climate change is altering the foods America grows

In every region, farmers and scientists are trying to adapt an array of crops to warmer temperatures, invasive pests, erratic weather and earlier growing seasons.
In the future, everything will be made of chickpeas
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In the future, everything will be made of chickpeas

America is finally embracing an ingredient that much of the world has relied on for millennia.
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