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Rising carbon dioxide levels may cut nutrients in crops

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By Will Dunham

WASHINGTON — Rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere may cut the nutritional quality of some of the world’s most important food crops, researchers reported this week after conducting experiments simulating conditions expected by mid-century.


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