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New research shows that the complex balance of gains and losses caused by climate change could mean more land being available for agriculture—but fewer harvests.
Scientists warn that high yields in America’s Corn Belt states could drop by up to 30 percent as crops become increasingly sensitive to droughts and hot, dry air in a warming climate.
There’s concern in the international markets over what’s happening to coffee production, under attack by drought, disease and rising temperatures.
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One of the main species of microbes that hold the soil together is likely to be affected by rising temperatures, with unpredictable consequences for fertility and erosion.
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Posted on Mar 30, 2015
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