Plant genetics, sustainable agriculture and global food security.

@article{Ronald2011PlantGS,
  title={Plant genetics, sustainable agriculture and global food security.},
  author={Pamela C. Ronald},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={2011},
  volume={188 1},
  pages={11-20}
}
The United States and the world face serious societal challenges in the areas of food, environment, energy, and health. Historically, advances in plant genetics have provided new knowledge and technologies needed to address these challenges. Plant genetics remains a key component of global food security, peace, and prosperity for the foreseeable future. Millions of lives depend upon the extent to which crop genetic improvement can keep pace with the growing global population, changing climate… CONTINUE READING

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