Global warming threatens Central Valley’s fruit and nut crops

Summit Voice: The winter tule fog in California`s Central Valley may be fading with climate change, threatening part of the region`s multibillion dollar agricultural industy, according to a new study by University of California, Berkeley researchers, High-value crops like almonds, pistachios, cherries, apricots and peaches all need a winter dormant period that is triggered and maintained by cold temperatures, but those are becoming less reliable as the global climate warms. The new study, published May 15 in......

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