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Cucurbita argyrosperma is used by the Tohono O’odham and Hopi people of the American South west, on display in the Orangery.

Celebrating Crop Wild Relative Week

September 23, 2019 | Sarada Krishnan
The Crop Science Society of America has designated September 22-29 as Crop Wild Relative Week . Crop Wild Relatives (CWRs) are the wild cousins of our cultivated crops that we eat every day. Over time, plant domestication has led to the development and use of improved varieties in modern...Learn more