Global warming is causing apples to lose some of their crunch but is also making them sweeter, a study said Thursday.Analysing data gathered from 1970 to 2010 at two orchards in Japan, a research team ...
A latest study, published in journal Environmental Research Letters, reveals some startling facts about global warming and food production.
Earth is hurtling deep into the red zone of dangerous global warming, but experts say there are some low cost, effective options for putting on the brakes.
Climate change may bring into effect extreme heat exposure that may hinder adequate crop production in the long term, and thus, may result in larger undernourished population.
Scientists said today they had created a rice variety with starchier grains that emits less methane, a step towards the twin goals of feeding more people and curbing global warming.
Report of a new rice cultivated by China is sure to be a welcome news for those worried about global warming and climate change.
Most life on Earth is already being changed by the warming climate, even though the rise in global temperature since pre-industrial times has been rather slight, researchers warned on Thursday.
Agriculture should do more to adapt to a changing climate and become more resilient in the face of extreme weather, while at the same time increasing productivity to meet an increasing global demand for food.
The goal is to raise awareness of the incredible resilience of potatoes, and fund further research and farming in devastated areas across the globe where malnutrition and poverty are rife and climbing, researchers said.
Wheat has been sown under 50 lakh hectares in the ongoing Rabi season so far, which is about 15 per cent less than what was sown during the period last year