crop land

A new covering can help seeds grow in unproductive soils

A specialized silk covering could protect seeds from salinity while also providing fertilizer-generating microbes. Providing

Ensuring genetic diversity of crops with the ability to modify plant mitochondrial DNA

Tool could ensure genetic diversity of crops Researchers in Japan have edited plant mitochondrial DNA

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New study shows how existing cropland could feed billions more

Report pinpoints key food systems ‘leverage points’ that hold the greatest the potential to boost

Existing Cropland Could Feed 4 Billion More

New University of Minnesota research shows reallocating croplands away from fuels and animal feed could