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Better possibilities in agriculture due to climate change - but will there be farmers left in Finnish Lapland in 2039?

Hannukkala, Antti (2010) Better possibilities in agriculture due to climate change - but will there be farmers left in Finnish Lapland in 2039? In: Circumpolar agricultural and land use resources - prospects and perspectives for circumpolar productions and industries : abstract booklet, Bioforsk, pp. 14-15.

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Summary

At the moment the agriculture in Finnish Lapland is based on animal production, especially on ruminants, dairy cows, beef cattle and sheep.
According to best guess climate change scenarios the growing season will be about two weeks longer, 1-2 C warmer and the winers two three weeks shorter by 2039 than it is today.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:agriculture, climate change, Finnish Lapland
Subjects: Environmental aspects
Research affiliation: Finland > MTT Agrifood Research
Related Links:http://www.mtt.fi/english
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:17958
Deposited On:21 Oct 2010 10:45
Last Modified:21 Oct 2010 10:45
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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