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Climate change series: Focus on horticulture

Factsheet 14 describes the opportunities and challenges presented to horticulturalists by climate change and suggests measures of adaptation and mitigation.

Climate plays a significant role in plant growth and productivity. As the effects of climate change become more evident, it is essential that growers develop their businesses to adapt to these changes, maximising the opportunities and minimising the costs and risks.

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plant growth and climate
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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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