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Rosenzweig et al. 2005

Rosenzweig, C., X.B. Yang, P. Anderson, P. Epstein, and M. Vicarelli, 2005: Agriculture: Climate change, crop pests and diseases. In Climate Change Futures: Health, Ecological and Economic Dimensions. P. Epstein and E. Mills, Eds. The Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School, pp. 70-77.

Climate change brings new stresses on the world food supply system. The United Nations' Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) reports that for the past 20 years there has been a continual per capita decline in the production of cereal grains worldwide. As grains make up 80% of the world's food, world food supply could change dramatically with warming, altered weather patterns and changes in the abundance and distribution of pests. This case study describes the role of climate in agriculture, presents projected impacts on agriculture generated by climate change, examines the associated economic losses and addresses key issues related to risk management for agriculture.

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@inbook{ro00800v,
  author={Rosenzweig, C. and Yang, X. B. and Anderson, P. and Epstein, P. and Vicarelli, M.},
  editor={Epstein, P. and Mills, E.},
  title={Agriculture: Climate change, crop pests and diseases},
  booktitle={Climate Change Futures: Health, Ecological and Economic Dimensions},
  year={2005},
  pages={70--77},
  publisher={The Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School},
  address={Boston},
}

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BT  - Climate Change Futures: Health, Ecological and Economic Dimensions
SP  - 70
EP  - 77
PB  - The Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School
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