US food security in peril due to decline in plant breeding programs

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-12 Wed 09:38
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A team of scientists led by Washington State University horticulture professor Kate Evans -who leads WSU's pome fruit breeding program- has found that public plant breeding programs are seeing decreases in funding and personnel. The study was published in the journal Crop Science. Evans and her…

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