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- Wiley 2011; US$ 257.95
A major task of our time is to ensure adequate food supplies for the world's current population (now nearing 7 billion) in a sustainable way while protecting the vital functions and biological diversity of the global environment. The task of providing for a growing population is likely to be even more difficult in view of actual and potential changes... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95
Learn how the climate can affect crop production! 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... 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...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 239.00
Increasing climate knowledge and improved prediction capabilities facilitate the development of relevant climate information to reduce the negative impacts due to climate variations. This book reviews the advances made in climate predictions and identifies the challenges to be addressed so as to enhance their applications in agriculture. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 269.00
Frequent drought events, recently occurred in different Mediterranean regions, have highlighted a general inadequacy of the current strategies applied to mitigate negative impacts of such phenomenon on different water sectors. In particular, the lack of timely drought monitoring systems, the difficulty in transferring advanced methodologies for the... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 329.00
This compendium first reviews regional operational applications of agrometeorology in the form of case studies of agrometeorological services and information. These services prepare farmers of different income levels for extreme weather and climate events and for the use of weather and climate 'windows of opportunity' under conditions of a... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 279.00
Climate change is directly linked to the human activities, according to the Fourth Assessment Report of IPCC (2007). In last two decades of 20th Century, accelerated anthropogenic activities pushed up the atmospheric abundance of greenhouse gases, mainly CO2, CH4, and N2O, alarmingly which enhanced the radiative forcing of the Earth's surface and... more...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
This publication aims to assist countries in understanding the specific challenges and opportunities posed by climate change in the agricultural sector in order to increase climate resilience and adapt to climate change. The report presents local-level priorities, informed by stakeholder input, to build agricultural resilience in both countries. The... more...