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The agrochemicals industry takes on climate change

Global warming and climate change are having huge, wide-ranging effects on global agriculture, whether it’s altering the growing season, inhibiting pollination, making way for invasive species or ushering in droughts and floods.

Amidst these warming temperatures and weather changes, the agrochemical industry is working hard to protect and nurture the crops that sustain the world.

This article looks at topics such as:

  • The role of biotechnology and advances in crop breeding for combating the effects of climate change
  • Concerns about everything from future food shortages to the safety of the genetically-modified crops designed to deal with those shortages
  • Eco-friendly alternatives for crop protection

Discover the challenges the industry is facing due to climate change and how it will need to adapt to overcome them.

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