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Heat stress, when combined with drought, is one of the major limitations to food production worldwide, especially in areas that use rainfed agriculture. As the world population continues to grow, and water resources for the crop production decline and temperature increases, so the development of heat- and drought-tolerant cultivars is an issue of global(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The most fundamental activity of the people of Bangladesh is agriculture. Modelling projections for Bangladesh indicate that warmer temperatures linked to climate change will severely reduce the growth of various winter crops (wheat, boro rice, potato and winter vegetables) in the north and central parts. In summer, crops in(More)
Disclaimer The views expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Office of It reflects the efforts and input of many individuals. Our thanks go especially to Seth Chamberlain at OPRE, who provided excellent oversight and guidance throughout the project. We are also grateful to Laura Radel at the Office of the(More)
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