Transparency in Agriculture

Plant Breeding

Plant Breeding Transparency

As both a safe and effective means of helping plants adapt to their unique local environment, plant breeding is a cornerstone of sustainable agriculture. 

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Ongoing advancements in plant breeding technologies are unearthing new avenues for farming to steward innovative solutions that help farmers use fewer resources—such as water and land—while also producing enough to feed a growing world. Together, these benefits are working to improve lives on farms and in communities around the world. 

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What is the Purpose of Plant Breeding?

For thousands of years, people have been breeding plants together to solve complex challenges for growing food, feed and fiber. Today, we’re continuing that tradition in new and profound ways. 

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