Interdisciplinary Science Communication Experiences in China

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Authors: Shannon K. King1,4, Jon T. Stemmle2, Robert E. Sharp3,4 1Department of Biochemistry, 2School of Journalism, 3Division of Plant Sciences, and 4Interdisciplinary Plant Group, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA Second post of our “Global Collaboration” series Earning a graduate degree in the life…

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State of the art research meets breeding for wheat’s future

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Wheat is the most widely grown crop in the world, currently providing about 20 percent of human calorie consumption. However, demand is predicted to increase by 60 percent within just 30 years, while long-term climate trends threaten to reduce wheat productivity, especially in less developed countries.

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