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Genetics and Agriculture

Lecture no. 23 from the course: Understanding Genetics: DNA, Genes, and Their Real-World Applications

Genetics and Agriculture

Taught by Professor David Sadava | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Just three crops—corn, rice, and wheat—make up two-thirds of the world's food supply. Learn in this lecture how genetic experimentation on grains has resulted in significant increases in crop yields, which has meaningful ramifications for feeding the world's hungry.

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