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William B Lacy

Global Practice for Food and Agriculture, The World Bank, 1818 H St., NW, Congo


  • Mini Review   
    Evolution of Agricultural Sciences from Exploring Knowledge and making a Difference
    Author(s): William B Lacy*

    New discoveries and insights from the biological, chemical, and biophysical sciences are incorporated into agricultural sciences, along with increasingly sophisticated experimental techniques, quantitative methodologies, and models for data analysis and processing. (Li C Hu Y et al., 2017) From 1800 onward, when fresh understandings of photosynthesis and mineral nutrition were included into the theory underlying crop growth, significant advances were made. Before a more sensible idea on mineral nutrition superseded the humus theory, it took nearly fifty years. Classical plant and animal breeding, (Cole S A et al., 2017)which was primarily based on crossover and selection, received a boost from the genetics underpinning it with Darwin's publication.. View More»
    DOI: 10.14303/2251-0044.2023.05

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