Is ozone pollution affecting crop yields in China?


Journal Article

Newly available data from non-urban locations in China along with regional model simulations suggest that ground-level ozone may be sufficiently high to affect China's winter wheat production. As non-urban ozone increases with industrialization, its effects on crops could hinder efforts to meet increasing food demands in the coming decades, in China.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Chameides, WL; Xingsheng, L; Xiaoyan, T; Xiuji, Z; Chao, L; Kiang, CS; St. John, J; Saylor, RD; Liu, SC; Lam, KS; Wang, T; Giorgi, F

Published Date

  • April 1, 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 867 - 870

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0094-8276

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1029/1999GL900068

Citation Source

  • Scopus