How to feed the world by 2050? Recent breakthrough boosts plant growth by 40 percent

Recent advances to address hunger through agricultural discovery will be highlighted at this year's annual meeting of the AAAS. Session speaker and University of Illinois professor Donald Ort will discuss the global food security challenge and a recent breakthrough in Science that boosted crop growth by 40 percent by creating a shortcut for a glitch that plagues most food crops.

How to feed the world by 2050? Recent breakthrough boosts plant growth by 40 percent

User David B (H/T) notes: So if the gene editing can capture part of the 30% calorie loss to photorespiration, and if CO2 doubles by 2050, this looks like a win/win for those worried about food ...

Mon 18 Feb 19 from Watts Up With That?

How to feed the world by 2050? Recent breakthrough boosts plant growth by 40 percent, Sat 16 Feb 19 from ScienceDaily

How to feed the world by 2050? Recent breakthrough boosts plant growth by 40 percent, Sat 16 Feb 19 from Eurekalert

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