How china grew a plant on the Moon

China‚Äôs spacecraft landed on the far side of the moon in January, bringing with it a mini-biosphere that would help it grow plants on the moon. China made history as the first spacecraft to visit that part of the moon. It took with it a 2.6kg greenhouse dubbed the Lunar Micro Ecosystem. Sealed and cylindrical, … Continue reading How china grew a plant on the Moon

Solving Global Challenges equation with plant breeding Innovation

According to the Transgenic Research Plant breeding innovations must play a role to address the global challenges such as climate change, a growing population, and the need for resource efficient farming systems.  Plant varieties that can withstand pests and diseases using fewer resources, plants exhibiting stable yield amidst unstable climate, and plants with improved productivity through efficient use of water, land, and nutrients, can help … Continue reading Solving Global Challenges equation with plant breeding Innovation