Scientists say cassava will thrive in climate change, best bet for African farmers

Associated Press: JOHANNESBURG -- Calling cassava "the Rambo of food crops,' scientists Monday said the long-neglected root becomes even more productive in hotter temperatures and could be the best bet for African farmers threatened by climate change. Cassava is the second most important source of carbohydrate in sub-Saharan African, after maize, and is eaten by around 500 million people every day, scientists said. Personal Post The root outperformed potatoes, maize, beans, bananas, millet and sorghum in......

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