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The hidden half of crop yields

Nature Plants volume 1, Article number: 15117 (2015) | Download Citation

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The tremendous gains in crop yields seen over the twentieth century were underpinned by fertilizer use and manipulation of the aboveground parts of the plant. To meet the food demands of the twenty-first century, plant scientists must turn their attention belowground.

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  1. Anthony Bishopp is at the Centre for Plant Integrative Biology, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, LE12 5RD, UK.

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  2. Jonathan P. Lynch is in the Department of Plant Science, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA.

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Correspondence to Anthony Bishopp or Jonathan P. Lynch.

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