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Indigenous Crop: Umbu Tree Provides Brazilians Citrus in the Desert

This Brazilian citrus fruit tree can survive droughts by holding 3,000 liters of water in its tubers. Imagine what the umbu could do for food security.

Indigenous Crop: Siyez Einkorn: A Turkish Variety of Wheat That Survives Through Snow

This variety of wheat, indigenous to Turkey, survived through three months of snow and thousands of years of human history.