Chemists around the globe warn of world food production crisis

Monday, March 28, 2011 - 06:00 in Mathematics & Economics

( -- Global production of phosphorus fertiliser could peak and decline later this century, causing shortages and price spikes that jeopardise world food production, five major scientific societies warn today (March 27). Unless action is taken, the crisis will come at a time when the earth’s population surges past nine billion.

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