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Climate change series: Focus on potatoes

Factsheet 11 describes the opportunities and challenges presented to potato growers by climate change and suggests measures of adaptation and mitigation.

Potato growers face challenges from climate change but English growers can also expect new opportunities and competitive advantages over non-UK regions. Growers can take advantage of these opportunities by adaptingtheir practices to reduce cost, concern and risk.

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Providing inspiration and information on how to prepare your business for the impacts, opportunities, risks and responsibilities that climate change brings.

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