The contribution of solar brightening to the US maize yield trend

http://feeds.nature.com/~r/nclimate/rss/aop/~3/hEJS2Ckgs_U/nclimate3234

Gains in maize yield from the US Corn Belt have been attributed to agricultural technologies. A study now shows that solar brightening was responsible for approximately 27% of yield growth from 1984 to 2013.Nature Climate Change doi: 10.1038/nclimate3234

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