Crops

A crop is a plant or animal product that can be grown and harvested extensively for profit or subsistence. Crops may refer either to the harvested parts or to the harvest in a more refined state. Most crops are cultivated in agriculture or aquaculture. A crop may include macroscopic fungus (e.g. mushrooms), or alga. Most crops are harvested as food for humans or fodder for livestock. Some crops are gathered from the wild (including intensive gathering, e.g. ginseng). Important non-food crops include horticulture, floriculture and industrial crops. Horticulture crops include plants used for other crops (e.g. fruit trees). Floriculture crops …

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WRI: World Resources Institute · 3 June 2024 English

Planted Trees (SDPT) in three areas: boundaries, to spatially differentiate planted forests and tree crops from natural and seminatural forests on a global scale; tree species information, to help screen for

spatially differentiate planted forests and tree crops from natural and seminatural forests on a global natural and planted forests, as well as other tree crops that are not typically considered forest. The Spatial spatially differentiate planted forests and tree crops from natural and seminatural forests on a global defined as stands of planted trees—other than tree crops—grown for wood and wood fiber production or for protection against wind and/or soil erosion, and “tree crops,” defined as stands of perennial trees for agricultural


UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme · 11 May 2024 English

When: 11 May and 12 October 2024 Theme: The importance of insects for migratory birds Official website: https://www.worldmigratorybirdday.org/

Pesticides and herbicides designed to protect crops harm insects that birds rely on for food. A scarcity


RFF: Resources for the Future · 19 April 2024

Wildfire Smoke in the United States Jacob Gellman and Matthew Wibbenmeyer Working Paper 24-04 April 2024 About the Authors Jacob Gellman is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Economics …

Nevertheless, smoke can be detrimental to particular crops, such as wine grapes (Whiting and Krstic 2007).


PICES: North Pacific Marine Science Organization · 17 April 2024 English

All names and claims expressed in this book of abstracts are solely those of the authors and do not represent those of the PICES Organization, nor those of their affiliated …

role in increasing crop yield and the quality of crops promises improvements considering climate adaptation


PIK: Potsdam-Institut fur Klimafolgenforschung · 17 April 2024 English

Even if CO2 emissions were to be drastically cut down starting today, the world economy is already committed to an income reduction of 19% by 2050 due to climate change. …

Temperature increase reduces global yields of major crops in four independent estimates. Proc. Natl Acad Temperature variability and the yield of annual crops. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 82, 159–167 (2000). 68


CAFS: Center for Agriculture and Food Systems · 17 April 2024 English

Managing food safety liability risks

requirements for sprouts, and animal contamination of row crops.20 Some specific requirements may apply to certain operations. For example, if an operation is sprouting crops almost all the on-farm operations are affected by


IPAR: Agricultural and Rural Foresight Initiative Senegal · 17 April 2024 French

L’objectif global de cette étude est de contribuer à l’amélioration de la productivité agricole des terres salées par la promotion de pratiques agro- écologiques et de systèmes de cultures adaptées …

research stations shown a positive response of the crops where the sowing density was doubled, with no particular is the method adapted to farms reality (rainfed crops, low fertility, etc.). To answer these questions pour le Développement, IRD, Niger 5: International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics, ICRISAT on the surrounding crops. We assessed the effect of tree canopy size on millet crops. Additionally, we influence of the Faidherbia in the proximal area (crops located at a distance between R and 3R from the


Africa 21 · 16 April 2024

In part two of our feature series on human-wildlife conflict in Kenya, we paint the picture of the pain caused by the conflict and the measures being put in place …

and processing, including that of agricultural crops and forestry products, accounts for 90 percent of complex households. Such activities include growing crops, tending to animals, and trading agricultural produce our knowledge, we lease land collectively, grow crops, sell the Association Africa 21, C/o Maison Kultura


The Australia Institute · 15 April 2024 English

We suggest that one of the reasons that the eradication plan has gone underfunded is that the latest cost-benefit analysis – commissioned by Biosecurity Queensland of Department of Agriculture and …

been found to damage more than 50 commercial food crops.9 They are responsible for reducing the biodiversity


ACAPS · 15 April 2024 English

According to secondary sources and key informant interviews (KIIs), the number of verified cases of NSAG recruitment and use of children in Colombia began increasing Distinguishing between child recruitment and …

departments with the most area dedicated to coca crops, As such, children from economically vulnerable


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