Climate Change Will Affect How and Where Fruit is Grown

Red apples could be a bit less red as temperatures rise due to climate change, Royal Galas are likely to suffer more sun damage, and some fruit growers are likely to rip out trees and opt for different varieties.

The looming impact of climate change on the fruit growing industry is detailed in a new report out of the University of Melbourne, which says climate change could affect what is grown and where in some Australian apple growing regions.

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/climate-change-to-affect-how-and-where-fruit-is-grown-20160621-gpofm5.html

Rod Raglin

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