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Soybean crops can take advantage of climate change to increase productivity

Tuesday 2 May 23 10:30am


As the climate continues to warm, atmospheric drying — the reduction of the amount of water the air can hold — is becoming a major concern for crop producers around the world. 

Atmospheric drying is typically associated with crop productivity declines. However, new research from the University of Minnesota suggests that legumes, including soybeans, can actually be more productive with atmospheric drying conditions, so long as the crops are sufficiently irrigated. 

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