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Growing seasons changing across globe

IANS: A new study using satellite data has found that the growing seasons have changed everywhere around the world during the last couple of decades. The results may have significant impact on agriculture, interactions between species, the functioning of ecosystems among others. "There is almost no part of the Earth that is not affected by these changes", explained Robert Buitenwerf, Ph.D. scholar at the Goethe University, Frankfurt. He evaluated satellite data from 1981 to 2012 with regard to...