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Speed breeding technique inspired by NASA grows three times the wheat with less land

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2018 01:03 AM
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by (Kristine Lofgren) last modified Jan 03, 2018

Scientists at NASA have found a way to grow wheat at incredible speeds using intense lighting regimes known as "speed breeding." The speedy wheat is not only healthier than regular wheat, but it can grow in half the time, meaning you could feed more people with less land. The rapid-growing technique not only works on wheat but sunflower, lentil, peanuts, amaranth, pepper, and radish, which could signal a major breakthrough for feeding the planet's growing population.   Related: via...





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