04 Feb '18, 3pm

In A Race To Beat Climate Change, Scientists Are Speed-Breeding Plants

In A Race To Beat Climate Change, Scientists Are Speed-Breeding Plants

“We must use every tool in the toolbox to breed plants that can stand up to the rigors of climate change, and to sustainably feed a growing population,” he said. “By accelerating crop growth and reproduction, scientists and breeders around the world will be able to more quickly breed and engineer plants better adapted to tomorrow’s climate — plants which are nutritious and more resistant to diseases.”

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2018/02/04/race-beat-climate-ch...

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