EPA Science Inventory

Effects of climate change on croplands

Citation:

OLSZYK, D. M. Effects of climate change on croplands. Presented at Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, biennial conference, eugene, OR, November 05, 2008.

Description:

This talk will describe likely changes in temperature and precipitation expected in the northwestern US with global climate change, and their potential impacts on Oregon croplands. The focus will be on the effects of temperature and carbon dioxide on crop productivity, weed control, and impacts of insects and pathogens. Information will be presented on methods whereby crops can adapt to climate change, and how crop production practices can mitigate climate change.

Purpose/Objective:

This talk will describe likely changes in temperature and precipitation expected in the northwestern US with global climate change, and their potential impacts on Oregon croplands.

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Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/PAPER)
Start Date: 11/05/2008
Completion Date: 11/05/2008
Record Last Revised: 07/09/2009
Record Created: 09/16/2008
Record Released: 09/16/2008
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 199315

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS RESEARCH LAB

WESTERN ECOLOGY DIVISION

ECOLOGICAL EFFECTS BRANCH