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Breeding Better Plants

Sebastian Schultheiss, Managing Director of Computomics, discusses plant breeding and streamlining the industry with their new hybrid plant prediction technology.

14 Oct 2022
08:03

Synopsis

Sebastian Schultheiss, Managing Director of Computomics, discusses plant breeding and streamlining the industry with their new hybrid plant prediction technology.

Farmers are the vanguard of climate change issues, as they are often the first to notice changing conditions.

In the next 30 years we need to increase global agricultural production by an estimated 60%, whilst contending with a changing environmental conditions as well as increases in plant disease and pesticide resistance.

Can breeding initiatives accelerate and produce crops for varying environmental conditions?

Learn more: Ep 1: Can we ready feed 10 billion people in 2050?

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