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Khoury, C. K., Carver, D., Greene, S. L., Williams, K. A., Achicanoy, H. A., Schori, M., … Frances, A. (2020). Crop wild relatives of the United States require urgent conservation action. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(52), 33351–33357. doi:10.1073/pnas.2007029117 https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2007029117

The contributions of crop wild relatives (CWR) to food security depend on their conservation and accessibility for use. The United States contains a diverse native flora of CWR, including those of important cereal, fruit, nut, oil, pulse, root and tuber, and vegetable crops, which may be threatened …