Improving crop genetic transformation to feed the world
Food security is threatened by rising global population and effects of climate change. Most of our calories come from a few crops that are difficult to improve. Lowe et al. developed a plant transformation approach enabling crop genetic engineering that could provide a route to a future with greater food security.
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