Season 12, Episode 12 Seeds of Tomorrow

First Aired: October 15, 1985

The lack of genetic diversity among today's crops and the resulting problems for scientists who fear running out of raw materials for research. Included: efforts to combat food shortages by encouraging people to eat crops unfamiliar to them.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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