An independent, peer reviewed journal for policy makers and practitioners in agriculture and related industries, assessing the interactions between population growth, resources, the environment and climate change.
Grain from self-pollinating crops contributes more than 60% of annual global calories for human consumption, and demand is increasing.
Grain production in self-pollinating crops is extremely sensitive to the effects of heat and drought, and these stresses are increasing as a result of global climate change.
The rate of increase in grain yield of the world’s major self-pollinating crops is not keeping pace with demand and is threatened by global climate change.
Heat and …