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While predicting highly variable impacts on agriculture by 2050, experts show that with adequate investment the region can still achieve food security for all.
Amidst growing concerns of global food shortages, scientists continue to push the frontiers of genetically modified foods in an attempt to head off the looming crisis.
An analysis of three and half decades of maize research in African farming communities finds big benefits.
-Scientists are racing to arm Afghanistan against a new invader-a deadly, airborne wheat rust disease that threatens wheat production and food security in this war-torn nation and the region that stretches east across neighboring Pakistan and into India.
Monsanto Collaborates with Texas AgriLife Research and Texas A&M, Honors World's Pre-Eminent Rice and Wheat Researchers Global Research Program to Ignite Further Public Sector Research in Important Crops ST.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
Scientists are pondering a new "green revolution," half a century after the first one, to solve a growing food shortage that has reached crisis proportions in some countries. American consumers are experiencing the trickle-down effects of the lack of food.
A wheat disease that could destroy most of the worldâ€™s main wheat crops could strike south Asiaâ€™s vast wheat fields two years earlier than research had suggested, leaving millions to starve.
Seeds Contributed by Global Network of Agricultural Research Centers Considered â€œCrown Jewelsâ€ of Crop Diversity
Wild grasses that survive well in hot, dry places are helping create new drought-resistant wheat varieties, a science magazine said on Wednesday.
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