The Crop Science Society of America's (CSSA) position statement - Crop Adaptation to Climate Change - was researched and assembled by a working group of scientists from academia and industry. The statement (i) reviews the impacts of variable weather conditions arising from climate change on cropping systems, (ii) reports the progress to date in adapting crops and management practices to new conditions, and (iii) offers focus areas for increasing the speed at which global agricultural systems can adapt to climate change.
Boote, K.J.; Ibrahim, A.M.H.; Lafitte, R.; McCulley, R.; Messina, C.; Murray, S.C.; Specht, J.E.; Taylor, S.E.; Westgate, M.E.; Glasener, K.; Bijl, C.G.; Giese, J.H. Position Statement on Crop Adaptation to Climate Change. Crop Science (2011) 51 (6) 2337-2343. [DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2011.07.0369]