“If genotypes are developed that can tolerate an increase of 1–2 °C temperature this will expand the geographic niche for growing this crop. This is evidence a large area of agricultural land assessed as unsuitable for growth of current varieties will become suitable (although marginally) for growth if a heat tolerant variety were to be developed.”—Snapp, Cox, and Peter 2019
Snapp, S. S., Cox, C., and Peter, B. G. 2019. Multipurpose pulse crops for smallholders in Sub-Saharan Africa: Identification of promising ‘scale out’ options. Global Food Security 23:22–32.