What Canola Can Tell Us About Crops And Climate Change

What Canola Can Tell Us About Crops And Climate Change

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Warmer temperatures are making canola and possibly other brassica seedpods open too early, reducing crop yields.

When canola seedpods shatter prematurely, farmers can lose a lot of their crop. Scientists have now figured out how this happens, and it has implications for similar crops facing global warming.

(Image credit: Andrew Davies/courtesy John Innes Centre)

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