There is widespread concern that global warming will have a strong negative effect on crop yields. Recent research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on historical maize yields across the US Corn Belt suggests that a continuation of the historical yield trend will depend on a stable climate and continued farmer adjustments.
Apple signaled disappointing demand for the new iPhone XR, telling its top smartphone assemblers Foxconn and Pegatron to halt plans for additional production lines dedicated to the relatively cost-effective model that hit shelves in late October, sources said.
Iran on Saturday inaugurated the mass production line of its domestically produced fighter jet Kowsar a day after the US President Donald Trump administration announced the reimposition of remaining US sanctions on Tehran.
A fertilizer production company based in the central Iranian province of Markazi intends to transfer technical knowhow for producing the substance to Indonesia, a faculty member of province’s agricultural research body said on Saturday.
Cocaine production is beginning to creep into Central America, a development which could bring the supply of the drug closer to the United States and create a new security risk for an already troubled region.
Production at Mouteh Gold Complex in Isfahan Province topped 240 kilograms in the six months to September 22, reported Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).
Volkswagen said it would stop producing its Beetle compact car in 2019, ending a model that looked backward to the 1960s counterculture as the automaker prepares for a leap toward a future of mass-market electric cars.