Large Regional Changes in Farmland Area Predicted

Outlet: ScienceDaily

March 25, 2011

The effects of climate change and population growth on agricultural land area vary from region to region, according to a new study by University of Illinois researchers. Regions with relative high latitudes — China, Russia and the U.S. — could see a significant increase in arable land in coming years, but Africa, Europe and India and South America could lose land area…

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