(NAS Colloquium) Plants and Population: Is There Time?
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112 pages | 8.5 x 11

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Front Matter i-vi
Plants and population: Is there time? 5903-5907
World food and agriculture: Outlook for the medium and longer term 5908-5914
The growth of demand will limit output growth for food over the next quarter century 5915-5920
Global and local implications of biotechnology and climate change for future food supplies 5921-5928
World food trends and prospects to 2025 5929-5936
Plant genetic resouces: What can they contribute toward increased crop productivity? 5937-5943
Ecological approaches and the development of truly integrated pest management 5944-5951
Ecological intensification of cereal production systems: Yield potential, soil quality, and precision agriculture 5952-5959
The transition to agricultural sustainability 5960-5967
Biotechnology: Enhancing human nutrition in developing and developed worlds 5968-5972
Use of plant roots for phytoremediation and molecular farming 5973-5977
Transgenic plants for tropical regions: Some considerations about their development and their transfer to the small farmer 5978-5981
From pre-Hispanic to future conservation alternatives: Lessons from Mexico 5982-5986
Gardenification of tropical conserved wildlands: Multitasking, multicropping, multiusers 5987-5994
Global environmental impacts of agricultural expansion: The need for sustainable and efficient practices 5995-6000
Nitrogen management and the future of food: Lessons from the management of energy and carbon 6001-6008
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National Academy of Sciences. (NAS Colloquium) Plants and Population: Is There Time?. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1999.

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