Rice yields in tropical/subtropical Asia exhibit large but opposing sensitivities to minimum and maximum temperatures


Achim Dobermann, David Dawe, Jarrod Welch, Jeffrey Vincent, Maximilian Auffhamer, Piedad Moya


agriculture, Asia, climate change, dimming, diurnal temperature, global warming, regulation, rice


Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States

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Policy Summary

This paper points to the impact of climate change, specifically diurnal temperature, on irrigated rice in Asia. Though it does not explicitly point out policy implications, it could be used to support a case for the importance of climate change regulation policies that support agriculture.

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