Moray

Moray

The temperature varies greatly between the different levels. It is believed that these were a part of an ancient bio-technology facility for breeding and selecting plants suitable for the high altitude climate. The Inca empire's had a very rich agriculture base. Today there are many different types of crops (such as corn and potatoes) being grown in Peru. This is quite a contrast to the western world where the economics of scale has meant that only thirty plants make up 95% of the plant food that is eaten.