Wyly Wade

Tag: United States Department of Agriculture

Crop optimization–current crops could sustain 4 billion more

Crop optimization is difficult when one is looking at the simple problem of land utilization. Most development groups try to push an agenda of 1 acre per family but the reality is larger farms allow for this kind of optimization and the strategy should be to consolidation of resources and capacity to allow for crop…

Scientists Develop Flying Robobees to Pollinate Flowers as Bee Populations Decline

Honey bee populations around the world are in decline due to causes ranging from ‘super mites‘ to Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) and even cell phones – and if the insects disappear completely the planet’s ecosystems would be in peril. The issue has become so dire that now a team of Harvard and Northeastern University scientists are working on a…

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