Percent of sorghum yield loss estimates under different warming scenarios

Five scatter maps, showing percent sorghum yield reduction at 1 ⁰C warming, 2 ⁰C warming, 3 ⁰C warming, 4 ⁰C warming and 5 ⁰C at study farm locations across Kansas.

Researchers found that sorghum is highly sensitive and exhibited significant yield loss at temperatures beyond 33 ⁰C (severe heat) in a study conducted on Kansas farms. When warming is accompanied by lower-than-average precipitation, yield losses do not substantially increase.

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