How did we get to modern agriculture?
What is now known as modern agriculture was extraordinarily effective in supplying the world’s expanding population with food throughout the second part of the twentieth century. Primary crop yields, such as those of rice and wheat, grew considerably, food prices dropped, crop yield increases typically kept up with population expansion, and the segment of the population who […]
How does climate change affect agricultural pests?
What are the consequences of a warmer and wetter world for insects and for what agricultural pests feed on? A new report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shares the results of the latest research on how the earth is changing by climate change and how the future of the earth would […]