Maize – highly sensitive to rising temperatures

15 March, 2011 by (comments)

A one-degree Celsius temperature rise can cause massive yield losses in maize, according to a soon-to-be-published study from Stanford University and CIAT sister center, the International Center for Maize and Wheat Improvement (CIMMYT). The study, due to be published in Nature Climate Change, found that a single degree Celsius increase in temperature could cut harvests in two thirds of maizeRead More …

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