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

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
English

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
English

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
English

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
English

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.