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  1. Pollination studies in East Asia have been developing rapidly in recent decades. East Asia may provide important information on many aspects of plant-pollinator interactions because of the rich fauna and flora and highly heterogeneous environments that occur there. In this review,...  
  2. Pollinator Partnership’s mission is to promote the health of pollinators, critical to food and ecosystems, through conservation, education, and research.
     
  3. INTRODUCTION Seeds are a vital component of the world’s diet. Cereal grains alone, which comprise -90% of all cultivated seeds, contribute up to half of the global per capita energy intake. Not surprisingly then, seed biology is one of the most extensively researched areas in plant physiology....  
  4. Our approach takes rural families through a 2-year program to help them improve their health and living conditions by combining home garden plant and animal production with knowledge of nutrition, kitchen hygiene and healthy diets, especially for young children. With weekly coaching and...  
  5. Abstract, GM Crops Food, 2017 Genetic modification in plants was first recorded 10,000years ago in Southwest Asia where humans first bred plants through artificial selection and selective breeding. Since then, advancements in agriculture science and technology have brought about the current GM...
     
  6. Abstract, Missouri Medicine, 2014 Within 35 years (2049) the global population will reach an estimated nine billion people. This presents a massive challenge to agriculture: how do we feed all of these people with nutritious food in a sustainable way? Presently the yields of most major crops are...
     
  7. Economic development, human migration, urbanization, and globalization have further affected the diversity of food crops cultivated and consumed around the world. Most modern farmers seem to want uniform, mechanized production. Most eaters seem to want unblemished vegetables of known shapes and...
     
  8. Latin America is a vital region in the global production of genetically modified (GM) crops, with Brazil and Argentina ranked as the world s second and third largest producers, respectively. Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia are major producers of GM soy, with Chile and Costa Rica functioning as...  
  9. Abstract, ResearchGate, 2017 The introduction of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Nigeria has caused a lot of controversies. On the one hand, the protagonists of GMOs in Nigeria argued that its introduction will boost food production, promote sustainable agriculture and help avert the...
     
  10. Abstract, Top 10 Contributions in Biotechnology, 2018 Agricultural production and productivity in Sub Saharan Africa have increased over the last decade with millions of small family farms in Africa increasing their production. However the yields are low compared to global averages. As such it is...