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Impact of Temperature Rise on Tea in Kenya

Impact of Temperature Rise on Tea in Kenya

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Uploaded 25 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2005 Author: Otto Simonett, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Increasing temperatures will likely affect major crops such as tea in Kenya. Major impacts on food production will come from changes in temperature, moisture levels, ultraviolet (UV) radiation, CO2 levels, and pests and diseases. This graphic shows the current locations of tea-growing areas in Kenya, and how some of these areas are expected to become less suitable for tea-growing if there is a temperature rise of 2 degrees Celsius.
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