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Seven New Wild Coffee Speceis Found in Madagascar
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Seven New Wild Coffee Species Found in Madagascar

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The world?s largest coffee bean. Coffea ambongensis photographed (left) with a bean of Arabica coffee (right)


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The discovery, in Madagascar, is good news for coffee drinkers as climate change and habitat loss is threatening an estimated 70% of global crops. Dr Aaron Davies, of the Royal Botanic Gardens, said the coffee trade could "future-proof the industry" by working with botanists.

Other discoveries include 200 yam plants in South Africa which are known locally for curing cancer.


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