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The main objective of the“Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change” project is to collect and protect the genetic diversity of a portfolio of plants with the characteristics required for adapting the world’s most important food crops to climate change.
Botanic gardens are living museums, offering opportunities for conservation and research as well as education, experience, and enjoyment through their plant collections.
In 2012, more than two million acres of important sage-brush habitat burned in four Western States.
Agroforestry, the intentional integration of trees and shrubs into crop and animal production systems, is being deployed to enhance productivity, profitability, and environmental stewardship of agricultural operations and lands across the United States.
The primary goals of this research were to 1) determine how public gardens are addressing food systems education, 2) discern what information gardens communicate about challenges facing food systems, and 3) identify barriers to including challenging and
The Climate Change, Global Food Security, and U.S.
The more than 320 million Americans alive today depend on plants for our food, clothing, shelter, medicine, and other critical resources.
The purpose of this research was to investigate the prevalence and depth of food-related programs currently offered by members of the American Public Gardens Association.
Advances in control can help municipal foresters save ash trees from emerald ash borer (EAB) [Agrilus planipennis (Fairmaire) in urban forests.