Q+A: Prioritize food security, not conflict, wheat scientist advises

Reuters: Heat and drought are a major cause of wheat yield losses worldwide, problems that scientists predict will worsen due to climate change. As a wheat physiologist, Matthew Reynolds works to bolster crop yields and improve the capacity of wheat to survive hot temperatures, particularly in developing countries. "Climate change puts farmer livelihoods at risk and can lead to vast food-crop losses in vulnerable environments,' said Reynolds, who was recently named a distinguished scientist at the International......

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