Thursday, 30 August 2018

Bad News for Crops! Global Warming = More & Hungrier Bugs!


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A corn rootworm. Public Domain.
Crop losses for critical food grains will increase substantially as the climate warms, as rising temperatures increase the metabolic rate and population growth of insect pests, according to new research. More here.
Most harm will befall crops in the temperate zone (shown in green). 



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