Unformatted text preview: e.i. We have a higher demand per acre 4. Famine a. 20% of world’s food production consumed directly by people a.i. Some fed to livestock for meat and dairy b. Famine occurs not simply because of food storage, but b/c people have no means of buying what is available in local markets 5. Green revolution a. Norman Borlaug b. Nobel Prize – research lead to less starvation c. Researcher for Rockefeller Foundation c.i. Mexico research on wheat and Corn c.ii. High-yielding varieties c.iii. Wherever there’s genetic diversity, there’s opportunity to “select” the best 6. Think like a plant a. Roots can’t move a.i. How do you defend yourself?...
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- Fall '11
- european corn borer, a. Genetic diversity, a. Norman Borlaug, a.ii. Harsh climate, a.i. Rough terrain