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FAO Surveys New Plant Breeding Approach in Iran

FAO Surveys New Plant Breeding Approach in IranFAO Surveys New Plant Breeding Approach in Iran

An evolutionary, participatory plant breeding approach compatible with the Iranian environment has been successful in reducing vulnerabilities of small-scale farmers, improving crop yields and boosting crop resilience to drought and other stressful events.
The above outcome was declared in the 2018 report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 
Adapting this approach and expanding it to more farms in the country are one of the ways of overcoming the drastic water crises and stressful environmental events hounding Iran. Excerpts of the report on Iran follow:

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