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Climate change and agriculture: Changing monsoon patterns and increased daily rainfall contribute to reduced tea yield in Chinese provinces

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 8, 2016)—Longer monsoon seasons with increased daily rainfall, aspects of climate change, are contributing to reduced tea yield in regions of China, with implications for crop management and harvesting strategies, according to findings by a global interdisciplinary team led by Tufts University researchers and published online today in Climate.