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Global warming could cause yield of sorghum crops to drop ‘substantially’

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Field of Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) Rock Hall, Maryland Credit: Edwin Remsberg/Alamy Stock Photo.

Rising global temperatures could cause yields of sorghum – a cereal crop known for its resilience to heat stress and drought – to fall substantially, new research finds

August 14, 2017 — Sorghum is the fifth most economically important cereal in the world and is grown in some of the most arid parts of Africa and South Asia, where it is a staple food for half a billion people. Continue reading Global warming could cause yield of sorghum crops to drop ‘substantially’