TITLE

1. Global warming could severely harm U.S. crops

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Food & Environment Electronic Digest;2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings from a series of studies conducted by economists which showed that global warming can harm productivity of U.S. crops. One study of two economists reveals that yields of crops like corn, soybeans and cotton increase with temperatures from 84 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. It also states that the impact of climate change will hit harder in developing countries.
ACCESSION #
50873043

 

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