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Birdsong, Baby Planets, and Everlasting Agriculture: NOVA Next Week in Review

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This Week’s NOVA Next Feature Article

To feed a world of more than 9 billion, we may need to rewrite the book of agriculture using perennials. NOVA Next contributor Brooke Borel reports on how modifying crops like wheat could help boost yields by extending the growing season.

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Workers harvest crossbred wheat for analysis.

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