2021 Mexico

Potential expansion of Hass avocado cultivation under climate change scenarios threatens Mexican mountain ecosystems

Authors: Charre-Medellín, J.; Mas, J-F.; Chang-Martínez, L.

Analysis of potential areas for crop establishment is necessary for sustainable agricultural planning, conservation of natural ecosystems, and achievement of food security’s current global objective. This study aims to model the current potential distribution of the optimal areas for Hass avocado crop in Mexico, along with the likely impact of climate change on the crops and the surrounding mountain ecosystems in the state of Michoacán, the principal producer. The maximum entropy approach was

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