Breeding Perennial Grain Crops

ABSTRACT: 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 capacities are stretched. The persistent problem of worldwide soil erosion has rekindled interest in perennial grain crops.

SOURCE: Cox et al, 2002. “Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences,” 21(2)59-91. 2002. Retrieved from http://www4.ncsu.edu/~jholland/Pubs/Cox,T.S.2002.PerennialGrain.CRPS21,59-61.pdf.

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