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Can scientist help future explorers grow crops on Mars?

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I think so, and in my book, that's a must.
We can't have a colony on Mars unless we grow food crops there. It would be far too expensive to ship food to colonists. Research like this will also lead to space farms for the crews of space stations.
Plus, I believe plants will play a significant role in terraforming Mars.
It'd also be nice if we could jump start Mars' core and then keep it going. That would create a magnetosphere which would prevent the solar winds from stripping away any atmosphere we do create.
Ha! By the time we do all that, maybe we'll be able to travel to other star systems where there are already habitable planets.

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