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Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?

Agriculture takes up approximately 38% of the total land on earth. This figure has been relatively stable since a rapid growth of agriculture in Asia throughout the 80s and early 90s. In fact, there has been a slight decrease in agricultural land recently. These statistics make it seem like meeting the world food demands is plain sailing.

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Rupesh Paudyal

Rupesh Paudyal

Science writer at www.talkplant.com. I write about plant science, health, food, sustainability, environment, and my experience in academia.