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By: B Parkes, T P Higginbottom, K Hufkens, F Ceballos, B Kramer and T Foster

Weather shocks, such as heatwaves, droughts, and excess rainfall, are a major cause of crop yield losses and food insecurity worldwide. Statistical or process-based crop models can be used to quantify how yields will respond to these events and future climate change.

By: Jenny Aker

Rural youth face particular constraints in terms of labour market participation, including smaller social networks, low literacy rates, less work experience and limited access to capital.

By: Sergei Schaub, Robert Finger, Florian Leiber, Stefan Probst, Michael Kreuzer,Alexandra Weigelt, Nina Buchmann & Michael Scherer-Lorenzen

In agricultural settings, plant diversity is often associated with low biomass yield and forage quality, while biodiversity experiments typically find the opposite. We address this controversy by assessing, over 1 year, plant diversity effects on biomass yield, forage quality (i.e.

By: Jasper R. de Vries, Eva van der Zee, Raoul Beunen, Rianne Kat and Peter H. Feindt

Agri-environmental schemes have been introduced in numerous countries to combat biodiversity loss in agrarian landscapes that are important for both food production and biodiversity.

By: Hugo CamposOscar Ortiz

This book provides a fresh, updated and science-based perspective on the current status and prospects of the diverse array of topics related to the potato, and was written by distinguished scientists with hands-on global experience in research aspects related to potato.