WA wheat yields beat long term rainfall decline

The CSIRO’s latest research has shown that despite a rainfall decrease in Western Australia’s wheatbelt between 1900 and 2016, actual wheat yields have remained unchanged.

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WA's wheat yields have been solid despite less annual rainfall over a long period.

The CSIRO work also showed the rainfall patterns over the same 117-year period have shifted wheat yield potential southwest by an average of 70km.

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