In age of hybrid crops, the importance of preserving landraces

News: Recently, Rahibai Popere, popularly known as Seed mother, from Maharashtra won this year’s Padma awards. It was in recognition of her work that has helped save hundreds of landraces (wild varieties of commonly grown crops at the village level) How Landraces are different from commercially grown crops? Landraces refer to naturally occurring variants of… Continue reading In age of hybrid crops, the importance of preserving landraces