Hardy cassava is a nutritious candidate for weathering climate change

Cassava is a tropical shrub with a root that is highly nutritious. It is also especially hardy, making it an excellent candidate as a source of food able to adapt to the harsh conditions of climate change.

Julian Ramirez-Villegas, a research fellow at The International Center for Tropical Agriculture in the UK, is studying cassava in Vietnam to create a model to maximize its production in many different climates.

See another related video: Cassava: The Rambo of root crops

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