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UMass Amherst- Ozone a Likely Contributor to Global Food Crisis through Reduced Crop Yields, Says Researcher

Heat waves, droughts and fuel prices are just a few reasons for the current global food crisis that is making headlines around the world. Research by William Manning of the University of Massachusetts Amherst indicates that rising background levels of ozone in the atmosphere are a likely contributor to the problem, lowering the yield of important food crops, such as wheat and soybeans. More...


6/2/08