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Egypt’s Wheat Production Illustrates Global Security Issues


September 5, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Scientists, including many at the University of Florida, are trying to figure out how to feed 10 billion people worldwide by 2050. As they do, some UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers are studying ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agronomy, Egypt, Export, Food, Food And Resource Economics Department, Import, Irrigation, Jim Anderson, Md Ali Babar, National Security, Senthold Asseng, Wheat

UF/IFAS researcher to lead $1 million study to increase global wheat production


January 4, 2017

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher will lead a nearly $1 million project to increase worldwide wheat yield potential to help feed an anticipated ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Breeders, Feeding The World, Genotyping, Grant, Hunger, Md Ali Babar, Wheat

UF/IFAS study: Wheat yield to decline as temperatures increase


January 14, 2015

See cutline below See video here: bit.ly/1Cbois7 GAINESVILLE, Fla. – For every degree Celsius that the temperature increases, the world loses 6 percent of its wheat crop, according to a new global study led by a University of Florida scientist. ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agricultural Model Intercomparison And Improvement Project, Climate Change, Production, Senthold Asseng, Wheat

UF researchers find wheat production models disagree under climate change scenarios


June 10, 2013

Click here for high-resolution version. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers have found, for the first time, that crop models predicting yields for one of the world’s most important crops begin to disagree ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: AgMIP, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural Model Intercomparison And Improvement Project, Carbon Dioxide, Climate Change, Frank Ewert, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jim Jones, Ken Boote, Nature Climate Change, Senthold Asseng, University Of Florida, Wheat

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