Protecting Precious Food Crops in Space and on Mars
Date: Tue, 11/23/2021 Broadcast: 01
Remark: Astronauts would have to grow food on a three year Mars mission. What happens if an insect hitchhikes and starts destroying the crops? Gary Crawford has one possible answer on this edition of Agriculture USA.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Dr. David Shapiro-Ilan, with the USDA's Fruit and Tree Nut Lab in Byron, Georgia. Dr. Luis Rodriguez with University of Illinois. Plus, snippets from William Shatner and Marvin the Martian.