Research shows heat stress effects yield

SOON-TO-BE-PUBLISHED research has quantified the toll that increased temperatures and heat stress are having on Australian wheat yields.

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The research aims to help wheat adapt to changing climatic conditions.

Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) researcher, Dr Karine Chenu, found that grain yields have decreased by an average of 240 kilograms per decade since 1985.