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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.

Duration:  00:05:00.094