For questions 1 to 15, select the best alternative to fill the blank spaces.
Our future diet __1__ this small planet __2__ contain a lot less meat, and a lot of new foods we haven't even heard of __3__. If we think of the produce people grow and eat, we think of only a few __4_ _of grains or fruits, or vegetables, and probably we __5__ those are the only ones that are available around the world. __6__ Kenyans today only eat food taken from about twenty different crops, yet there are at __7__ twenty thousand edible kinds of plants in the world. Many of __8__ offer alternatives that are better for our health than a lot of the meals we eat now.
Most of us, for __9__, have eaten only one or two varieties of potatoes, __10__ Latin American farmers grow up to fifty different types. Many are __11__ suitable for our __12__ and offer good nutrition.
Scientists are working to develop new food crops to __13__ new needs. Some of these new crops __14__ developed because they are easier to grow than existing ones, __15__ because they are more resistant to disease.
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