Scientists are now able to accelerate the development of plant varieties for high productivity urban farming. The genetic engineering (by gene editing) of such plants is focused on faster maturity, compact, dense and short plants, and higher yield.
The world can easily feed 10 billion people using much less land than what’s used for agriculture today.
Imagine growing as much food from one acre as you would from 350 acres of farmland! That’s not only the promise of vertical farming, but a demonstrated reality as well. https://www.diamandis.com/blog/future-faster-future-of-food-part-1