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Three crops rule the world: What it means for the planet’s wildlife

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Down to Earth

Publication Date
2022-03-03

Around three-fourths of the food humans consume globally comes from just 12 plant and five animal sources, with just three crops — wheat, rice and corn — accounting for 51 per cent of the calories included in the diet, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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https://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/food/three-crops-rule-the-world-what-it-means-for-the-planet-s-wildlife-81781