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Innovation and technology
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Developing genomic profiles of DNA samples can accelerate the breeding process.

Climate change
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Breeders are developing wheat varieties that have stable grain yield under low-water and high-temperature conditions.

Health and nutrition
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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.

Food security
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Studying changing food consumption patterns in the context of urbanization and economic and population growth helps plan for the future.

Innovation and technology
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Mechanization is about finding solutions for farmers in rural communities.

Food security
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Growing the right wheat varieties is necessary to nutritiously feed a growing population in the context of environmental stress.