Researchers at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia say that by decoding the seed’s genome sequence, its DNA can be altered to significantly enhance yield.
"We want to help with human expansion into deep spaces on Earth, Mars, and beyond."
“Our relatively rosy view that climate may not be a major threat on global production is looking increasing like wishful thinking.”
The solution? Just get plant life to more efficiently photosynthesize.
Last year, the US sent $20.2 billion worth of agricultural products to China, with soybeans as the biggest export. But Trump's policies could dramatically change that.
Take a tour of the 'Noah's Ark' of agricultural diversity, designed to safely store over 4.5 million crop samples.
America’s dangling land appendage is responsible for 58 percent of our total citrus production, but going forward, that might not be the case.
Indian environmental activist and fiercely anti-GMO campaigner Vandana Shiva has dedicated her life to championing organic agriculture as the only solution to global food scarcity—a viewpoint not all share.
How two students figured out how natural bacteria aids crop growth, and why this is great news for our farming future.
The Broad Institute granted Monsanto the first license allowing CRISPR/Cas9 to be used for agricultural products.
If the merger of Bayer and Monsato is approved, the megacorporation would control more than a quarter of the world’s seeds and pesticides.
Bad weather, disease, and neglect mean that Caribbean coconut farmers are struggling to keep up with demand from Britain and the US.