Mix of varieties within plots more sensitive to climate stress (cold, drought…).


Mid term

Sustainability components

  • GHG emissions
  • Air quality
  • Soil
  • Water
  • Biodiversity
  • Animal welfare
  • Economic
  • Social
  • Technical feasibility

Climate risk region


Weather event addressed

Floods / Heavy rainfall
Very high temperatures / Heat wave
Intense frost / Late frost
Wind / storms

Farming system

Cereals, legumes, oilseeds, vegetables

Description of the measure

Sowing a mix of varieties in plots within worst yields ought to extreme weather events

Comments on sustainability

Farmers find difficultiess to acess to new varieties at research level, economic invests and technical assessment are needed. Legal impediments to share seeds between conventional farmers can make this measure adverse at social and economic level.