Amaranth offers Mexicans promising corn alternative
Margaret Badore / Science / Sustainable Agriculture / June 26, 2013
Corn is a dietary staple in much of the world that's threatened by climate change. This problem is particularly acute in Mexico, where corn tortillas and tamales are an important part of food culture. A different traditional grain could offer a solution to the difficulties of growing corn in an unstable climate.
Sam Eaton explores the agricultural and nutritional benefits of amaranth, as part of The World's "What's for Lunch" series on food and climate.
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