Transforming Agriculture, Perennially

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Can Modern Agriculture Be Sustainable?: Perennial polyculture holds promise

Publication: BioScience

Author: Beth Baker

Kernza is on the leading edge of a global effort to develop perennial crops as a way to make agriculture sustainable and to support ecological intensification. Plant geneticists, evolutionary bio­logists, agronomists, food scientists, and agroecologists are collaborating to develop perennial crops, among them rice, wheat, sorghum, pigeon pea, barley, and sunflowers.

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