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Heat Stress in Legume Seed Setting: Effects, Causes, and Future Prospects

Grain legumes provide a rich resource of plant nutrition to human diets and are vital for food security and sustainable cropping.

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8/8/19
Shifts in the Abiotic and Biotic Environment of Cultivated Sunflower under Future Climate Change

Sunflower is a unique model species for assessing crop responses and adaptation to climate change. We provide an initial assessment of how climate change may influence the abiotic and biotic environment of cultivated sunflower across the world.

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2/27/19
Fourth National Climate Assessment

The impacts of climate change are already being felt in communities across the country.
More frequent and intense extreme weather and climate-related events, as well as changes

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11/29/18
Developing Climate-Change Resilience in Conservation Plants

Learn about plants being selected and tested for climate change adaptability in coastal areas for agricultural and conservation purposes in this video, funded by the USDA-Nort

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2/14/18
Growing Degree Days

Growing degree days have been used widely for both agriculture and horticulture purposes since the 1950s to track temperature accumulation.

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10/28/15
Frost/Freeze Data

Climate plays an important role in agriculture, commerce, industry, transportation, and our everyday lives.

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10/28/15
Snow Cover Products

The amount of snowfall received during the winter often has an impact on the amount of soil moisture available at the start of a new growing season.

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10/28/15