13 search results for The Next Green Revolution
- (National Geographic) The Next Green Revolution
- Modern supercrops will be a big help. But agriculture can’t be fixed by biotech alone.
- (National Geographic) The Next Green Revolution, AN EXCERPT FROM NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BY TIM FOLGER
PHOTOGRAPHS BY CRAIG CUTLER Modern supercrops will be a big help. But agriculture can’t be fixed by biotech alone. Which vision of agriculture is right for the farmers of sub-Saharan Africa? Today, says Nigel Taylor, a geneticist at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Missouri, the brown streak virus has the potential to cause another cassava famine. “It has become
- Celebrating 100 Years of the Global Impact of Dr. Norman Borlaug
- This year, National Agriculture Day coincides with the centennial anniversary date of Dr. Norman Borlaug’s birthday. The 1970 Nobel Laureate was an inspiration to all who believe in the importance of plant science.
- statue of Borlaug, the “Father of the Green Revolution,” in the National Statuary Hall Collection, around the globe. The Green Revolution, beginning in the mid-1940’s and continuing until the late 1980, entitled “From the Green to the Gene Revolution: Our 21st Century Challenge.” “Norman Borlaug has, on through the next generation of students, researchers and hunger-fighters who are carrying on his work
- Building a Sustainable Future: Part Evolution, Part Revolution
- Scientists at the Danforth Center are working to develop crops that are able to adapt to a changing climate and require fewer resources like water and fertilizers, so that our rapidly growing population will have enough nutritious food.
- , for what it could be. To help usher in the next era of the passenger vehicle, Enterprise has also invested in what we hope will be the next revolution: alternative fuels.
Thanks to an endowment from, Building a Sustainable Future: Part Evolution, Part Revolution, Guest Blog by Laura Bryant, energy startups, green investment portfolio managers and environmental NGOs. Amid the buzz of strategy and debate one central question came up time and time again: is sustainability a revolution
- Research at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Featured in National Geographic Series, The Future of Food
- Research to improve agriculture productivity using cutting-edge technology at the Danforth Center is featured in the October issue of National Geographic.
- Research at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Featured in National Geographic Series, The Future of Food, ST. LOUIS, MO – September 22, 2014 – Research to improve agriculture productivity using cutting-edge technology at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, a not-for-profit research institute with a mission to improve the human condition through plant science is featured in the October issue of National Geographic. The article, The Next Green Revolution is one of an eight part
- The Plant Pulse January 20, 2012
Norman Borlaug: The Genius Behind The Green Revolution
Borlaug introduced several revolutionary innovations. First, he and his colleagues laboriously crossbred thousands of wheat varieties from around the world to produce some new ones ...
- The Plant Pulse January 20, 2012, Norman Borlaug: The Genius Behind The Green Revolution - Forbes
Borlaug introduced several revolutionary innovations. First, he and his colleagues laboriously crossbred thousands of wheat varieties from around the world to produce some new ones with resistance to rust, a destructive plant pest; this raised yields 20% to 40%.
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- Meet Our IN2 Cohort: RNAissance Ag
- The need for new pest management technologies that are effective, affordable, and sustainable to the environment and human health is urgent and widespread. Bala Venkata of RNAissance Ag believes he has a solution.
- within an extended family that benefited from the Green Revolution in agriculture, “I have witnessed, to be a part of a new green revolution built on precision technologies and breakthroughs in biology, and validate their technologies. For the next month, we will be sharing the stories behind these companies
- Giving Thanks to Those Who Feed the World
While giving thanks this holiday season, stop a minute to remember those, such as Dr. Borlaug, that dedicated their life’s work to feeding the world.
- as the father of the Green Revolution, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970, Distinguished, continued to teach and inspire the next generation of leaders in research.
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- crops are hindering the next Green Revolution. Read More Friday, 19 February 2016
- (The Economist) The 9 billion-people question
- A special report on feeding the world
The world’s population will grow from almost 7 billion now to over 9 billion in 2050. John Parker asks if there will be enough food to go round
THE 1.6-hectare (4-acre) Broadbalk field lies in the centre of ...
- is, roughly, like that of the Green Revolution, the transformation of agriculture that swept the world, different kinds of wheat farming—African, Green Revolution and modern—have diverged, sometimes quite suddenly: in the 1960s with the introduction of new herbicides for Green Revolution wheat, and international development agencies—the Green Revolution was a stunning success and needs, inadequate and environmentally disastrous. It thinks the Green Revolution has been a failure
- Plant Scientists: GM Technology a Safe Tool to Help Meet Food Supply Demands
- More than 1,000 scientists from nonprofit, corporate, academic, and private institutions say public doubts about genetically modified food crops are hindering the next Green Revolution.
- Plant Scientists: GM Technology a Safe Tool to Help Meet Food Supply Demands, ST. LOUIS, MO— More than 1,000 scientists from nonprofit, corporate, academic, and private institutions say public doubts about genetically modified food crops are hindering the next Green Revolution. In a letter published in the journal Science, six researchers from three institutions explain their recent petition in support of science-based criteria in guiding the safe and effective employment of genetic