Contact: Tilo Arnhold
Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres
Caption: Market in Santiago de Chile. According to the study, the decline of pollinators would have main effects on three main crop categories (following FAO terminology); fruits and vegetable were especially affected with a loss estimated at €50 billion each, followed by edible oilseed crops with €39 billion.
Credit: Photo: André Künzelmann/UFZ
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