In a development that could impact food production and help feed the world, two researchers at Olin Business School have devised a computational model to help farmers determine which variety of crop to plant each year for maximum yield. Durai Sundaramoorthi, senior lecturer in management at Olin Business School, and Lingxiu Dong, professor of operations […]
WashU study suggests GMO Golden Rice falls short on promises
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Nanoparticles-treated plants increase growth and antioxidant levels
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