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Rising Temperatures Posing Serious Threat to Global Wheat Production
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Rising Temperatures Posing Serious Threat to Global Wheat Production

Exceedingly high temperatures are not only a nuisance for the easily perspired, but there are some serious issues facing agriculture around the world. Significant climate change is affecting farms all over the world, and the scary part is that the potential severity is still unknown. No one is sure which crops are in the most danger, and when the tipping point may come, either. A study published in Nature Climate Change shows that one of the most important crops in the world could be in the most trouble as the global temperature continues to rise. According to The Washington Post, multiple studies have been done, compared, and redone, leading researchers from all over to agree on one sentiment: wheat production is in trouble. In the U.S., one acre of wheat can produce around 40...