New book on ‘Darwinian Agriculture’ explains how evolution can improve agriculture

The largest drought in 50 years has severely damaged much of the nation’s “corn belt” and is threatening the viability of Minnesota’s 2012 corn crop. While an extreme, this summer’s condition is a reminder of a larger challenge facing agriculture – to use limited resources like water in an effective and sustainable manner.

R. Ford Denison, an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota, seeks to address these challenges through the dual prism of science and nature in his new book, Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture.
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