New Plant Forms From Huntsville Scientists Could Help Feed World’s Hungry

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama, USA – “Earth will have 2 billion more people by 2050, scientists believe, and Alabama could help develop the new plants, seeds and fertilizer to feed them.

That’s the plan of two new clients of Huntsville’s HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, who hope to take those discoveries to market.

The Kirchner Food Security Group and its affiliated Kirchner Private Capital Group announced partnerships with HudsonAlpha in February and are resident tenants at the institute in Cummings Research Park. This week, the food group’s advisory board of scientists toured HudsonAlpha’s laboratories.

Also on Kirchner’s radar is the International Fertilizer Development Center in nearby Muscle Shoals, a world authority on food production…”

Read the full article from The Huntsville Times.

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