Transforming Agriculture, Perennially

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Breeding perennial grain crops (part 3 of 3)

Author: T. S. Cox, M. Bender, C. Picone, D. L. Van Tassel, J. B. Holland, E. C. Brummer, B. E. Zoeller, A. H. Paterson, W. Jackson

Publication: Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, June 2002, 21(2): 59-91.

Part 3: One-third of the planet’s arable land has been lost to soil erosion in recent decades, and the pace of this degradation will increase as the limits of our food-production capacity are stretched. The persistent problem of worldwide soil erosion has rekindled interest in perennial grain crops. (Reference section)

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