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Apple losing its crunch to global warming, says study


August 19, 2013
By The Dawn

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Aug. 19, 2013, Paris, Ont. – Global warming is causing apples to lose some of their crunch but is also making them sweeter, a study says.

Analysing data gathered from 1970 to 2010 at two orchards in Japan, a research team said there was clear evidence that climate change was having an effect on apple taste and texture. READ MORE

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