Seed banks can help guard against threats to food production | FT Food Revolution

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An estimated 40 per cent of global plant species are at risk of extinction. As climate change and monocultures threaten global agricultural production, and with food insecurity on the rise, the FT’s Gideon Long explores how seed banks could be a vital insurance policy.

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