China is the world’s largest rice producer. Photo: Reuters
China is the world’s largest rice producer. Photo: Reuters

Global warming threatens China’s food security and could result in crop pests and diseases doubling, study warns

  • International researchers say a 4C rise in global temperatures could have a severe impact on agriculture in the world’s biggest cereal crop producer
  • Climate change has already been responsible for a fourfold increase in the problem between 1970 and 2016, scientists say

Topic |   China science
China is the world’s largest rice producer. Photo: Reuters
China is the world’s largest rice producer. Photo: Reuters
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