31 May 2013
Vol 340, Issue 6136

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COVER Can science do more to help the world's poor? India is a test bed for innovative approaches to poverty reduction. India's wheat crop is critical to the nation's food security. Farmers across the country now use their cell phones to send pest sightings and growing conditions to the Directorate of Wheat Research in Karnal, headed by Indu Sharma (pictured). See the Editorial on page 1015 and the News story on page 1032. Photo: Pallava Bagla