Water and Climate Change

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Water and Climate Change

As weather patterns are changing around the world, one way some food growers can adapt is by switching to new types of crops. In California, drought conditions have made it tough for crops like tomatoes, cotton and corn, but not so the safflower, a desert-adapted plant. Seeds from the safflower plant produce an alternative vegetable oil to corn, sunflower, olive, canola or soybeans.

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