An average American farmer from 1930s grew enough food to feed four people. In the 1960s, the farmer produced enough...
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Diminishing ecosystems and climate change are hurting the Earth’s biological diversity and wilderness. These things also affect agricultural biodiversity or...
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Only science will prevent next famine. Just like last time.