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Seed diversity: India's heirloom rice

100,000 strains of rice used to grow in India, but a few high-yield hybrids, which have proved to be less hardy, have supplanted that rich diversity. Some farmers in Kerala are trying to revive traditional local strains, which are more resistant.

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