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The edible plants 'too kinky' to cultivate

August 22nd, 2015

Episode 560 of 1333 episodes

Plants such as orchids could become ideal crops if it wasn't for their "perverted" nature, according to Professor John Warren. In his new book he argues that humans ignore hundreds of thousands of edible plant species because of their bizarre and demanding sex lives.

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