If we say we're going to work on agriculture in Afghanistan, the agronomist is there the next day after the fighting stops.
This food is about the most perfect you can find for human diets, said Duane Johnson, a 61 -year-old former Colorado State agronomist who helped introduce it to the United States three decades ago.
Last week, the world mourned the loss of Norman Borlaug, the agronomist credited with saving as many as a billion people from starvation by introducing high-yield crop varieties.
For almost 25 years — from the early 1930s to the mid 1950s — much of biology in the Soviet Union was dominated by one man, the agronomist Trofim Lysenko.
Du Changlin, agronomist of Lingxian County, said, "In our highest - yielding field, wheat production this year could reach nearly 8 .2 million ears for each hectare.
A respected agronomist, Tong Pingya, told AFP: "China does not need this genetically modified rice, as it produces enough and even exports a bit ".
The crop did not grow well what with species and what with non - uniform top application of fertilizer, according to an agronomist.
And there's an even more ambitious idea out there. Howard Shapiro, chief agronomist at Mars, hopes that chocolate could even bring back a little of the forest paradise that's been lost.
“We could increase yields in sub- Saharan Africa threefold tomorrow with off-the-shelf technology, ” says Kenneth Cassman, a well - regarded agronomist who researches potential yields.
Chinese agronomist Yuan Longping, known as the "father of hybrid rice ," was awarded a medal from the French government Tuesday in recognition of his contribution to world food safety.