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“crops”

Jun 16, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
Special banana varieties that are enriched with alpha and beta carotene are undergoing human trials now.
May 8, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
What crops your ancestors grew likely determined your mindset, a new study finds.
Mar 21, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
A new invention offers a powerful and cheap strategy for identifying and responding to infestations that threaten agriculture and health.
Feb 21, 2014 12:27 PM ET // Tim Wall
Scientists found higher levels of nitrogen pollution beneath organic farms than farms using synthetic fertilizers. Continue reading →
Sep 1, 2013 01:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Climate change is expanding the ranges of all kinds of crop pests, which is seriously bad news for our food security.
Jul 20, 2011 11:21 AM ET // Tim Wall
Soybeans and sugarcane crops have increased deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil, but not directly.
Jul 16, 2012 07:47 AM ET // Tim Wall
The cost of food, including meat and eggs, is likely to rise more than 3 percent in 2012 due to drought.
Dec 20, 2010 11:17 AM ET // Tim Wall
The turbines do this by keeping crops dry and reducing temperature extremes.