Current warming will reduce yields unless maize breeding and seed systems adapt immediately

http://feeds.nature.com/~r/nclimate/rss/aop/~3/sbqgbV1xBRQ/nclimate3061

The process of breeding, delivery and adoption of new maize varieties can take 30 years. Projected difference in temperature between the start and end of the maize development cycle suggests the need for immediate development to prevent yield losses.Nature Climate Change doi: 10.1038/nclimate3061

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