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Farmer’s observation on climate change impacts on maize (Zea mays) production in a selected agro-ecological zone in Ghana

@inproceedings{Klutse2013FarmersOO,
  title={Farmer’s observation on climate change impacts on maize (Zea mays) production in a selected agro-ecological zone in Ghana},
  author={N.A.B. Klutse and Kwadwo Owusu and David Cudjoe Adukpo and Francis Nkrumah and Kwesi Akumenyi Quagraine and Alfred Owusu and William J. Gutowski},
  year={2013}
}
Although maize farmers may not have a clear understanding of climate change, they live close to natural resources and are among the first in perceiving and reacting to environmental changes. They have observed and felt the effects of decreasing rainfall, emphasizing changes in the regularity, length, intensity and timing of rainfall; increasing air temperature, increasing sunshine intensity and seasonal changes in rainfall pattern which is affecting their farming practices. Moreover, farmers… 

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