TITLE

Two-Degree Rise Drops Rice Yield By 10 Percent

AUTHOR(S)
Kunzig, Robert
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Discover;Jan2005, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on a study conducted by U.S. and Asian researchers in 2004 regarding the effect of global warming on rice farming. Percentage of increase in rice-crop yields for every increase in nighttime temperatures; Advantage of the warming to plants.
ACCESSION #
15381946

 

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