Fruit farmers weather the destructive force of climate change
WA Today Online
Some of Australia’s favourite crops are on the decline and consumers will soon be paying more, writes Pallavi Singhal. Australian mango growers are expecting the smallest harvest in at least two decades this summer, cherry farmers are losing trees and grape growers are contending with shortening harvest windows. […] Rebecca Darbyshire, a senior research scientist at CSIRO, said a gradual shift in seasons would “compound the issue of warming”.