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Objectives

General objective

Evaluate the impacts of climate change on plant diseases, pests, and weeds of important crops for the Brazilian agribusiness in order to develop adaptation alternatives for the control of the plant diseases, pests and weeds which are likely to predominate in the future climate scenarios, as well as to conduct new researches and to support the elaboration of public policies.

 

Specific objectives

- Evaluation of the effects of the increasing concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide on plant diseases, pests, and weeds;

- Evaluation of the effects of increasing temperature on plant diseases, pests, and weeds;

- Evaluation of the effects of UV-B radiation on microbiota associated with plants; and

- Assessment of the potential risks of climate change on geographical and temporal distribution of plant diseases, pests, and weeds.