Field tests with tobacco plants showed an increase in production of up to 40 percent.
The colony sites are based on where astronauts would have the best luck growing crops.
Ten thousand years ago, farmers set this legume up for a fall.
Tomatoes required 5 percent less water.
Eyes in the sky to locate water resources may be many Middle Eastern nations' best hope for alleviating an acute water supply problem.
A study shows that developing nations are the most vulnerable to damage from invasive species, and countries at the center of global trade are the most responsible for the spread of the pests.
Rather than theories about the influence of Western values and economic development on sexual attitudes in China, it could come down to what kind of crops are grown in each province—rice or wheat.
New research quantifies the devastating impact of extreme weather on essential crops.
If we keep farming like we've been for the past century, we'll end up with millions starving and a planet denuded of trees.