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Sunflowers

Wild Sunflowers are adapted to thrive in some of the harshest climates on Earth, from sand dunes to saltwater marshes. Rieseberg’s research is trying to use that adaptability to protect domestic Sunflower crops from climate change.

Listen below to an interview with Dr. Loren Rieseberg, Professor of Botany and Director of the Biodiversity Research Centre at the University of British Columbia, and students Reese Irwin and Lindsey Bennett.

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