Data from crop trials underline the threat climate change poses to farmers

Outlet: The Economist

March 17, 2011

For a scientist, there are few happier accidents than finding a trove of data that were gathered for other purposes, but which apply to your pet problem. That happened to David Lobell, a researcher at Stanford University, when he started talking to Marianne Bänziger of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre, in Mexico, about how climate change would affect crops in Africa…

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