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New Zealand and Spain Release First ‘Hot-Climate’ Apple

One method for producers to adapt to a changing climate is to either grow new crops or to use hybrids that grow better in the new climate. Here is a &utm_source=omail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=afgenews01052022">story from Growing Produce that describes recent efforts in New Zealand and Spain to produce new apple varieties that are better adapted to warmer climates like the ones that are expected in the future. While they are still doing testing on the new varieties, scientists are hopeful that these new apples will be a good addition to the basket of crops that producers can use in the future to take advantage of the warmer climate.