Developing genomic profiles of DNA samples can accelerate the breeding process.
Breeders are developing wheat varieties that have stable grain yield under low-water and high-temperature conditions.
Consumers near Mexico City perceived blue maize tortillas to taste better. They were willing to pay up to a third more to buy them for special family events or to consume them in restaurants.
Studying changing food consumption patterns in the context of urbanization and economic and population growth helps plan for the future.
Mechanization is about finding solutions for farmers in rural communities.
Growing the right wheat varieties is necessary to nutritiously feed a growing population in the context of environmental stress.