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2 – 13 December 2019. Madrid. The UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 is taking place under the Presidency of the Government of Chile and is...

Paul Struik receives International Crop Science Award 2019
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​Paul Struik, professor of crop physiology of Wageningen University & Research, was awarded the International Crop Science Award 2019. This award is presented for outstanding contributions to agronomy. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA),