Food Security

China has made a shocking food production discovery – electro culture

A farmer harvests in a crop field in Yili, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, October 3, 2015. The world's largest makers of tractors and combines are finding a rare opportunity for growth in China despite a sharp slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy, with big farm machines in demand as the rural labor force shrinks and plot sizes grow. Picture taken October 3, 2015. REUTERS/China Daily CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - GF10000231690

Increased food production means increased use of resources. Image: REUTERS/China Daily

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A farmer harvests vegetables in a greenhouse in a farm in Beijing's Yanqing County January 25, 2011. Food prices, which make up around one-third of CPI weightings in China, rose 9.6 percent in the year to December from a year earlier. Beijing has said repeatedly that taming inflation, a source of social unrest in the past, is among its top priorities this year. REUTERS/Jason Lee(CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS AGRICULTURE) - GM1E71P17FQ01
A farmer harvests vegetables in a greenhouse on a farm in Beijing's Yanqing County Image: REUTERS/Jason Lee
The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) is seen over the sky near the village of Pallas (Muonio region) of Lapland, Finland September 8, 2017.  REUTERS/Alexander Kuznetsov/All About Lapland - RC124513CDB0
Strange lights in the sky: does the aurora borealis help plants grow? Image: REUTERS/Alexander Kuznetsov/All About Lapland
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