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Crop wild relatives, the wild progenitors and closely related cousins of cultivated plant
species, are sources of valuable genetic resources for crop improvement. Persisting gaps
Grain legumes provide a rich resource of plant nutrition to human diets and are vital for food security and sustainable cropping.
Sunflower is a unique model species for assessing crop responses and adaptation to climate change. We provide an initial assessment of how climate change may influence the abiotic and biotic environment of cultivated sunflower across the world.
The impacts of climate change are already being felt in communities across the country.
More frequent and intense extreme weather and climate-related events, as well as changes
“Soil pollution” refers to the presence in the soil of a chemical or substance out
of place and/or present at a higher than normal concentration that has adverse
Learn about plants being selected and tested for climate change adaptability in coastal areas for agricultural and conservation purposes in this video, funded by the USDA-Nort