The Centrality of Seed: Building Agricultural Resilience Through Plant Breeding
Publisher: Independent Science News
Date Written: 29/02/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX18971
Five of the global issues most frequently debated today are the decline of biodiversity in general and of agrobiodiversity in particular, climate change, hunger and malnutrition, poverty and water. Seed is central to all five issues. The way in which seed is produced has been arguably their major cause. But it can also be the solution to all these issues.