” We need to continue to decrease the growth rate of the global population, the planet can’t support many more people. “


” As people around the world become more affluent, they are demanding diets richer in animal protein, which will require ever more robust feed crop yields to sustain. “


” New molecular methods that add or modify genes can protect plants from diseases and pests and improve crops in ways that are both more environmentally benign and beyond the capability of older methods. “


” In the last century, as we learned more about genes, we were able to devise ways of accelerating evolution. “


” Even as the population doubled from three to six billion, we managed to race ahead with all kinds of technological and scientific events in agriculture – from using more fertilizers to mechanization to advanced plant breeding. “


” If there are more and more environmental refugees, they are going to end up on your doorstep too. “


” The more we can grow on already cultivated land, the better. “



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We need to continue to decrease the growth rate of the global population, the planet can
As people around the world become more affluent, they are demanding diets richer in animal protein, which will require ever more robust feed crop yields to sustain.
New molecular methods that add or modify genes can protect plants from diseases and pests and improve crops in ways that are both more environmentally benign and beyond the capability of older methods.
In the last century, as we learned more about genes, we were able to devise ways of accelerating evolution.
Even as the population doubled from three to six billion, we managed to race ahead with all kinds of technological and scientific events in agriculture - from using more fertilizers to mechanization to advanced plant breeding.
If there are more and more environmental refugees, they are going to end up on your doorstep too.
The more we can grow on already cultivated land, the better.

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