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CLIMATE CHANGE

Warming impact on crops exacerbated by water

Projected decreases in maize and soy yields due to global warming are compounded by changing co-variability between surface water fluxes and temperature. Precipitation and evapotranspiration need to be accounted for when adapting agriculture and agricultural practices for climate change.

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Pendergrass, A.G. Warming impact on crops exacerbated by water. Nat Food 2, 642–643 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-021-00349-y

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