BattdPlayer t1_jd15389 wrote

Without the deliberate improvement of crops like this, we would not be able to support even a fraction of the people that currently live on Earth. The introduction of potatoes helped to keep the peace across Europe for centuries, an economic report has claimed. A study examining the region between 1400 and 1900 found that the introduction of the vegetable from South America 'permanently reduced conflict' for about 200 years.


BattdPlayer t1_j4w4mnf wrote

Once the public finds out what has really happened, their minds will be truly blown. It is never a good idea to have all of your eggs in one basket.