Climate change a mixed blessing for wheat, say experts

SciDev.Net: Climate change may have a profound effect on the world's ability to produce wheat -- one of its staple crops -- and adaptation efforts must take into account both the positive and negative effects of climate shifts, say wheat experts. Production in some regions, such as India and Mexico, is predicted to be negatively affected by climate change, according to Thomas Lumpkin, director general of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). But, in other regions, such as northern......

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