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Landraces of Ancestral Crop Species: These crop resources are endemic to the cradle areas of crop ...
www.des.ucdavis.edu


Equity Watch - Global Environmental Government Unit - Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
Protocol. Improved water management, higher yielding crop varieties and pest management are ways to increase crop yield. Increased yield causes more carbon to be absorbed by crops, which ... soils. Conservation tillage, where land is tilled in a way that leaves a lot of crop residue on the surface and thus reduces soil erosion by water, and other soil erosion ...
www.cseindia.org


May 9, 2005: Oil and Food: A Rising Security Challenge
Crop production now relies on ... Fertilizer Industry Association http://www.fertilizer.org Conservation Technology Information Center, 2004 Crop Residue Management Survey http://www2.ctic.purdue.edu/ CTIC/CRM.html Sustainable ...
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The Regional Impacts of Climate Change
Whether the remarkable gains of the past 25 years will be repeated is ... different regions to implement them. Adaptation options include changes in crops and crop varieties, development of new crop varieties, changes in planting schedules and tillage practices, introduction of new biotechnologies, ...
www.grida.no


The Regional Impacts of Climate Change
Although climate change impacts could result in significant changes in crop yields, production, storage, and distribution, the net effect of the changes regionwide is ... of the region. Adaptive options include new temperature- and pest-resistant crop varieties; new technologies to reduce crop yield loss; improvements in irrigation efficiency; and integrated approaches to river ...
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FAQ - Can they Increase Yields?
An increase of grain yields would require improvements in agricultural management, better crop varieties, optimized input of agricultural chemicals, and the use of modern technology in cultivation, harvesting and ...
www.iiasa.ac.at


Policies which affect adaptive strategies
Eventually, the possibility for learning from traditional practices and crop species may be lost, and the added security to livelihoods which these crop varieties represent will also be lost. Research and agricultural extension ...
www.iisd.org


Short Courses
From its buzzing biodiversity come over 150 varieties of organically grown fruit and nuts, wheat and vegetables, honey and carob beans, ... (We’ll be harvesting and eating some of the products!) The collections of tree crop varieties represent a unique genetic resource; willingly shared with others wishing to establish sustainable plantings. ...
foodforest.com.au


Galium tricornutum Corn Cleavers
Classified as Critically Endangered. Links Species dossier Species Briefing sheet Get all the key information ...
www.plantlife.org.uk


Biotech-Crop Battle
Lab Biotech-Crop Battle Heats Up as Strains Mix With Others Nations Seek Rules to Attempt To Keep Varieties Separate; Fears Hurt ... perfect a strain of organically grown red corn. He figured the crop could fetch twice the price of traditional yellow corn because ... mistake, carelessness or just the wind. With billions of dollars in crop sales at stake, the issue is becoming a significant one ...
environmentalcommons.org




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