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Documenting the decline in academic/governmental/private sector funding for plant breeding.....

 
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....and all the more reason for continued development, diversification and adaptation of crops through grass-roots efforts.  The original article on which the link below is based is open-access.

https://sustainable-secure-food-blog.com/2021/01/07/what-is-the-status-of-public-plant-breeding-programs-in-the-united-states/
 
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Good info,  and a bit concerning.

It highlights the relevance of "landrace everything" post on permies as individual action.

And it highlights the need to fund and crowdsource private sector projects like "plants for a future"
 
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There's funding for plant breeding projects???
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