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  1. The great diversity within agricultural crop plants provides the basis upon which farming improvements depend. This diversity is the source of traits to improve yield and quality, resist disease and adapt to climate change. The problem is threefold: decreasing diversity in farmers' fields; the...
  2. Resilience refers to the capacity for ecological systems to persist and absorb changes. Climate-change resilience encompasses a dual function, to absorb shock as well as to self-renew to cope with new circumstances. Agroforestry offers both mitigation and adaptation strategies for enhancing...
  3. This pamphlet is a list of 1000 crop species and their information. The paper has 2 parts: an index of 1000 crop names followed by nomenclatural and taxonomic references and a data-retrieval system giving ecologival parameters for the crops.