You can plant a seed from a delicious Honeycrisp apple from the grocery store — but the fruit that comes from that tree will not be Honeycrisp.
Apple breeders have created crisp, juicy and tasty fruits, but the limited varieties leave crops vulnerable to diseases, pests and climate change. Introducing new traits could improve crop resilience.
Increasing carbon dioxide is impacting some of our favourite foods.
Rising carbon dioxide may be a boon for crop yields, but at the expense of nutritional content and quality.
Farmers face falling crop yields and growing food demand.
As the world needs to produce more food to feed a larger and wealthier population, climate change is impacting a number of staple crops around the world.
Cows don’t do well in the heat.
As the climate changes and extreme weather effects become more common, cattle and other livestock are becoming more stressed.