Effects of climate change on agriculture

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Which five environemental factors will change significantly due to climate change
carbon dioxide levels, temperatuers, amount of precipitation, distribution of precipitation and sea levels.
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What effect will increased levels of carbon dioxide have on plants?
They will affect photosynthesis
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What will cause an increase in growth rates?
Higher temperatures
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The growing seasons will get shorter: True or False
False
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What will increased evaporation cause?
Increased precipitation
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What change to precipitation will there be apart from an increase in quantity?
A change in distribution.
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What are the two main impacts of a rise in sea level?
Loss of land and increased salinity in the soil
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Why does selective bredding put domestic animals and plants at risk?
Little genetic variation.
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What will farmers find happens if they keep farming the same crops?
Yield will fall as the climate changes
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What effect will increased levels of carbon dioxide have on plants?

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They will affect photosynthesis

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What will cause an increase in growth rates?

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The growing seasons will get shorter: True or False

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What will increased evaporation cause?

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