Wednesday, April 27, 2022

@ The AMNH: Will Climate Change Ruin Your Guacamole?






Avocado sliced in half lengthwise revealing the pit, with a partial view of the bumpy exterior of an unsliced avocado next to it.


SciCafe: The Imminent Extinction of the Avocado

Wednesday, May 4, at 7 pm ET

The Mediterranean fruit fly (or “Medfly”) is considered the most dangerous agricultural pest in the world. As the planet warms, the range of the Medfly is shifting, putting California’s avocado crops at risk. Martín Aluja shares his research and explores how we can control their spread to protect both avocados and humans.

This SciCafe will be presented in Spanish with simultaneous English interpretation.





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