Throughout their life cycle, plants are subjected to many adverse environmental conditions including low light levels and periods of drought or extreme temperatures which can dramatically affect plant survival and limit productivity. In order to cope with such stresses, plants adjust metabolically and physiologically. Unanticipated variation in crop development is already in evidence in a
Maersk, the global logistics company, and Rockstart, the startup accelerator, have released the names of the 10 startups joining the first cohort of FoodTrack by Maersk. Read more on AgFunder.
By 2050 it is projected that the world’s total population will be 9.7 billion. That’s 2 billion more people than today and, in order to meet their living demands, we’ll need to increase current food production by over 70%. An intimidating thought made worse by the fact that there are 2 million fruit and vegetable