An average American farmer from 1930s grew enough food to feed four people. In the 1960s, the farmer produced enough...
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Disregard for plant research by scientists and prize committees mean that it doesn’t get the same prestige as other disciplines . Plant science is...
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
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High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
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Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Chemicals: creators, sustainers and destroyers
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