publication . Thesis . 2014

Climate change and global crop yield: impacts, uncertainties and adaptation

Deryng, Delphine;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Country: Japan
Abstract
As global mean temperature continues to rise steadily, agricultural systems are projected to face unprecedented challenges to cope with climate change. However, understanding of climate change impacts on global crop yield, and of farmers’ adaptive capacity, remains incomplete as previous global assessments: (1) inadequately evaluated the role of extreme weather events; (2) focused on a small subset of the full range of climate change predictions; (3) overlooked uncertainties related to the choice of crop modelling approach and; (4) simplified the representation of farming adaptation strategies. This research aimed to assess climate change impacts on global crop ...
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