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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
Examines 22 countries across four continents, including both developed and developing economies. This book uses the Ricardian method to examine the impact of climate change on agriculture. It also quantifies how farmers adapt to climate. more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 220.00
In order to feed their burgeoning populations, developing nations will need to double cereal production by the year 2050. This increase will have to come from existing land, as little potential exists for bringing new land under cultivation -- a daunting prospect when one realizes that increased use and significantly higher concentrations of carbon... more...
- CABI 2000; US$ 155.00
Written by international experts, this book is a comprehensive examination of the potential effects climate change, particularly greenhouses gases, will have on agrosystems. It also reviews the effects such systems have on climate change itself. more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 317.95 US$ 275.56
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...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 77.99 US$ 67.07
Climate Variability and the Global Harvest provides a comprehensive coverage of the interactions between the major climate oscillations - especially the El Ni?o -Southern Oscillation - and climate change, and agriculture. It describes climate system processes, effects of the major oscillations on natural and agro-systems, methods and models used... more...
- CABI 2010; US$ 160.00
Trends in population growth suggest that global food production is unlikely to satisfy future demand under predicted climate change scenarios unless rates of crop improvement are accelerated. This book provides an overview of the essential disciplines required for sustainable crop production in unpredictable environments. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 46.00
Climate change is likely to have significant impacts on the agricultural sector to which farmers will have to adapt. While agriculture is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, it is also a source of carbon storage in soils. This report examines the economic and policy issues related to the impacts of climate change on agriculture and... more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69
Tropical forests represent the world's most biodiverse ecosystems and play a key role in carbon storage and exchange. Many of the human-induced pressures these regions are facing, such as fragmentation and deforestation, have been widely reported and well documented. However, there have been surprisingly few efforts to synthesize cutting-edge science... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 299.00
This book offers the latest findings of studies on how climate change is affecting crops. Useful for post-grad students, crop and atmospheric scientists, ecologists, environmentalists, and research scholars, it considers crops from various parts of the world. more...