Review Archive

Natural variation and genetic constraints on drought tolerance

Drought is a central abiotic stress for both natural plant populations and agricultural crops. Substantial natural genetic variation in drought resistance traits has been identified in plant populations, crop species, and laboratory model systems. In particular, studies in Arabidopsis... Read More

Globalization’s effects on world agricultural trade, 1960-2050

Recent globalization has been characterized by a decline in the costs of cross-border trade in farm and other products. It has been driven primarily by the information and communication technology revolution and-in the case of farm products-by reductions in governmental distortions to... Read More