Climate shifts ‘hit global wheat yields’

BBC: Climate shifts 'hit global wheat yields' Most regions show a link between temperature rises and declines in crop yields Shifts in the climate over the past three decades have been linked to a 5.5% decline in global wheat production, a study has suggested. A team of US scientists assessed the impact of changes to rainfall and temperature on four major food crops: wheat, rice, corn and soybeans. Climate trends in some countries were big enough to wipe out gains from other factors, such as technology,......

Read Complete Article at Water Conserve: Water Conservation RSS Newsfeed

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply