Optimal rainfall threshold for monsoon rice production in India varies across space and time

Nonlinear response of crop yield to rainfall
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Communications Earth & Environment

Editor’s Summary: Excessive rainfalls have led to a greater decrease in monsoon-season rice yield in India than deficit rainfalls, suggests a statistical analysis of historical rice production and climate data from 1990 to 2017.

Food Production & Climate Change:

  • This study identifies the optimal threshold for the nonlinear response of monsoon rice yield to rainfall over space and time.

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Author: Qi Zhang
Updated: June 2024

Arabinda Maiti
Arabinda Maiti
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Srikanta Sannigrahi
Srikanta Sannigrahi
Assistant Professor

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Conghe Song
Conghe Song
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Qi Zhang
Qi Zhang
Research Assistant Professor

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