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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.

  • Those photos of kids with pesticides and no gear break my heart every time. Every single time.

  • Crystal R.

    Great video!

  • Good talk! Thanks!

  • Elizabeth Murray

    Thanks for this- I enjoyed it a lot and will show it in a critical thinking class.

  • ratingsdave

    Great TED talk!

  • Frank

    Great talk. I had no idea. My thoughts on gmo are totally different thanks to you and others on this website. I’ll be spreading the word