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Organizations relating to Crops

AgroCare / Borchtlombeek, Belgium / Est. 2008
Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in South-West Asia / Rome, Italy / Est. 1964
People and Plants International / Bristol VT, USA / Est. 1992
Sustainable Harvest International / Ellsworth ME, USA / Est. 1997
Inga Foundation / Evington VA, USA
CABI Bureau of Horticulture and Plantation Crops / Est. 1929
CAB International Bureau of Pastures and Field Crops / Est. 1929
Australasian Postharvest Conference
International Symposium on Crop Protection / Ghent, Belgium
Agreement on the Implementation of a European Telecommunications Project on the Topic: Aerials with Reduced First Side-lobes and Maximum G/T Yield / Est. 1971
ASEAN Crops Post-Harvest Programme / Est. 1977
ASEAN Fisheries Postharvest Technology Centres Network
Caribbean Post Harvest Technology Network / St Augustine, Trinidad-Tobago
Global Post-Harvest Forum / Est. 1999
World Crops Livestock International
Southern and East African Network on Underutilized Crops / Est. 1995
Asian Centre for Underutilized Crops
International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2002
CropLife International / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1967
CropLife Latin America / San José, Costa Rica / Est. 1977
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics / Hyderabad, India / Est. 1972
Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 1965
The James Hutton Institute / Aberdeen, UK / Est. 2011
Global Crop Diversity Trust / Bonn, Germany / Est. 2003
Caribbean Food Crops Society / Mayagüez, Puerto Rico / Est. 1963

View all profiles (104 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Crops

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Harmful carbon dioxide impact on agriculture
Unsafe genetically modified food
Monopolization of agricultural genetic resources
Crop vulnerability
Unsustainable exploitation of fish resources
Declining breeds of cultivated plants
Overexploitation of underground water resources
Cultivation of illegal drugs
Underuse of high productivity methods of agricultural management
Inadequate farm crop diversity
Spoilage of agricultural products
Deterioration of staple food production
Environmental exigencies in tropical villages
Crop pests and diseases
Unsustainable harvesting rates
Overdependence on few crop species
Decline in food production
Destructive wildlife
Degradation of agricultural land by cash crops
Adverse effects of high-yield grain in traditional agricultural settings
Pesticide damage to crops
Cannabis crops
Inadequate food storage facilities

Action Strategies relating to Crops

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Increasing efficiency of agricultural water use
Planning integrated food plant nutrient programmes
Harvesting domestic fuel sources
Using agroecology
Commercializing agricultural products
Conserving vulnerable vegetable germplasm
Growing cash crops
Marketing local agriculture produce
Developing environmental risk assessment for genetically modified crops
Developing transgenic crops
Developing new crop expertise
Exploring hybrid seed varieties
Producing non-food crops
Growing narcotic crops
Increasing crop diversity
Increasing food crop productivity
Fertilizing soils
Applying crop rotation methods
Developing pesticide and herbicide tolerant crops
Predicting crop failures
Enabling continuous multiple harvests
Planning new cash crops
Developing food crop production
Improving environmentally sound methods for forest harvesting
Improving current mariculture harvest

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