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Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. 2005. Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Synthesis, figure 7. Island Press, Washington, DC.
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Trends in mean depth of fish catches
Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Food losses in the field (between planting and harvesting) could
be as high as 20–40% of the potential harvest in developing
countries due to pests and pathogens (Kader, 2005). Postharvest
losses vary greatly among commodities and production areas
and seasons. In the United States, the losses of fresh fruits
and vegetables have been estimated to range from 2% to 23%,
depending on the commodity, with an overall average of about
12% losses between production and consumption sites (Cap-