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1. Putting food on the table

2. A need to breed

3. Competing, or meeting?






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Changing Role of Plant Breeding in the Public Sector, James Coors, 2002, pp. 48-66. In Proc.

56th Annual Corn Sorghum Res. Conference., 5-7 December, 2001. Chicago, Illinois.

The Last Harvest, Paul Raeburn, Simon & Schuster, 1995.

Plant Biotechnology in China, Jikun Huang et al, Science, Jan. 25, 2002, 674-6.


Food and population growth.

More food, less environmental havoc is the mission of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center.

Working across national and academic borders for sustainable agriculture.

Genetically modified crops can feed the world, so they say.

Can't get enough on GMO's? Check this New Scientist series.

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization discusses agriculture and global food security.

Worldwatch Institute.

Still not satisfied? Conservation biologists and agriculture experts debate agriculture methods.

Feeling inspired to try your hand at plant breeding? Seed Savers may be the answer.

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