Where our food crops come from
This repository contains the code and tools needed to generate and visualize information on the relevance of 'primary regions of diversity' of food crops to modern food supplies and agricultural production. The circos diagrams are coded in R, from which .json files are created for use online. The methods and code for the plots were derived from The Global Flow of People by Nikola Sander, Guy J. Abel and Ramon Bauer at the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital.
The finished interactive product online is available at http://blog.ciat.cgiar.org/origin-of-crops/. This work is by Colin K. Khoury, Harold A. Achicanoy, Carlos Navarro-Racines, Steven Sotelo and Andy Jarvis at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0).
This work is associated with the publication:
Khoury CK, Achicanoy HA, Bjorkman AD, Navarro-Racines C, Guarino L, Flores-Palacios X, Engels JMM, Wiersema JH, Dempewolf H, Sotelo S, Ramírez-Villegas J, Castañeda-Álvarez NP, Fowler C, Jarvis A, Rieseberg LH, and Struik PC (2016). Origins of food crops connect countries worldwide. Proc. R. Soc. B 283: 20160792. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.0792
The research is associated with the Crop Wild Relatives project