Risking Our Breadbasket

By Matthew deGoey
Junior Category (Grades 7-8)
Experiment | Agriculture, Biology

Experiment studies the effect of small increases in soil temperature in a warming climate on the growth rate of wheat grass (used as a sample crop because it can be grown in a short period of time and is edible). Study found that a small rise in temperature (over room temperature soil) prohibited the growth of wheat grass.

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