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- CABI 2004; US$ 100.00
Dealing with climate change is generally considered to be one of the greatest challenges for the coming decades. Changes in precipitation are likely to have a major impact on the hydrological cycle and subsequently on the environment and food production. more...
- Oxford Book Co. 2010; US$ 50.00
This book provides a unique contribution and will interest students, teachers and researchers in the disciplines of Climatology, Agroclimatology, Agrometeorology, Ecology, Agriculture, Environmental studies, geography and other related subjects. This book will inculcate a sound applied knowledge on the interactions of biological organisms with their... more...
- Oxford Book Co. 2007; US$ 50.00
This book covers the syllabus of Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ICAR) and post-graduate programmes in agricultural meteorology to provide basic knowledge on the interaction of biological organism with the physical environment. This book will provide the readers the ways and means to explore environmental variables as a resource in agriculture... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 149.99
Accurate monitoring and prediction of agricultural droughts helps manage them, minimize losses attributed to them, and mitigate their extreme forms, which some countries face. This book presents the concepts of agricultural drought, various remote sensing techniques used to monitor them, and efforts by international organizations to check them. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 153.00
Climate change is no longer merely projected to occur in the indeterminate future. It has already begun to be manifested in the weather regimes affecting agroecosystems, food production, and rural livelihoods in many regions around the world. It is a real and growing challenge to the world at large and in particular to the scientific community, which... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 169.99
This book addresses an important topic of food security in South Asia with specific reference to climate change. Of the 1 billion food insecure people in the world, more than 30 per cent are in South Asia. The problem of food insecurity may be exacerbated by the projected climate change especially because of the water scarcity caused by rapid melting... more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 189.95
In order to feed their burgeoning populations, developing nations will need to double cereal production by 2050. Lal (natural resources, The Ohio State University) collects work by soil scientists and ecologists to explore possible solutions to this impending agricultural crisis. Contributors address the impact of projected climate change on soil q more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 84.99
Tropical forests represent the world's most biodiverse ecosystems and play a key role in hydrology, carbon storage and exchange. Many of the human-induced pressures these regions are facing, e.g. fragmentation and deforestation, have been widely reported and well documented. However, there have been surprisingly few efforts to synthesize cutting-edge... more...
- Haworth Press 2004; US$ 59.95
Agrometeorology: Principles and Applications of Climate Studies in Agriculture is a much-needed reference resource on the practice of merging the science of meteorology with the service of agriculture. Written in a concise, straightforward style, the book presents examples of clinical applications (methods, techniques, models, and services) in varying... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 289.95
Evidence grows daily of the changing climate and its impact on plants and animals. Plant function is inextricably linked to climate and atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration. On the shortest and smallest scales, the climate affects the plant’s immediate environment and so directly influences physiological processes. At larger scales, the climate... more...