Biotech and the Hungry Planet:Neal Carter at TEDxPenticton
The Council for Biotechnology Information
Published 20 December 2012
Crop biotechnology is desperately needed to meet problems of drought, saline soils, loss of farmland, rural poverty, and population growth, according to Neal Carter, an orchardist and bioresource engineer who has developed a non-browning apple.
“It’s a huge challenge, and biotech crops are leading the way in allowing us to address it,” Carter said in a talk at a TEDx conference. Carter’s company is bringing out the Arctic Apple, which doesn’t turn brown when sliced.
Watch the of his presentation here: Biotech and the Hungry Planet:Neal Carter at TEDxPenticton