Future farms need to use every trick in the book – opinion – 11 October 2012 – New Scientist

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More productive, sustainable and environmentally friendly agriculture will require ideas and practices from many different agricultural traditions. The polarised debate over GM – exemplified by measures like California’s Proposition 37, which would require GM food to be labelled as such – does little to advance that cause. 

 

Future farms need to use every trick in the book – opinion – 11 October 2012 – New Scientist.

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Pamela Ronald is Professor of Plant Pathology at the University of California, Davis, where she studies the role that genes play in a plant’s response to its environment. Her research focuses on the genetics of rice. With her husband, she co-wrote Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food. She writes a blog of the same name.