September 1, 2011

Renowned agriculture scientist warns of increased pests, disease and weeds due to climate change

In a presentation on August 26, 2011, well-known agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan of India warned of increased pests, disease and weeds associated with climate change, with just a one degree Celsius temperature rise causing losses of 6 million tons of wheat per year as well as decreasing the quality of grains.

Source: Livemint.com

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