Global warming, El Nino may wither wheat crop

Economic Times: CHANDIGARH: Rising temperatures due to greenhouse gases and El Nino are said to be taking a toll on the wheat crop as late planting in the hottest year on record is set to delay the harvest and severely hit farm yields, magnifying rural distress. The late onset of winter and exceptionally dry conditions after the weak monsoon have prompted late crop sowing by farmers. They have suffered crop damage due to two consecutive failed monsoons and unseasonal rain and hailstorms in February and March,......

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