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- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 265.95
Many of the effects of global warming, changing temperature and rainfall patterns, have been recognized as climate change factors affecting agriculture, and these climate trends are expected to adversely affect crops in most agricultural regions in coming decades and be only partly compensated by increased CO2 concentrations and improved environments... more...
- RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 2.99
Choosing policy responses to mitigate greenhouse gases (GHGs) is one of the great challenges that the United States faces. It will require balancing cost-effectiveness and other objectives that reflect the institutional and political realities of passing major federal legislation with widespread impacts on U.S. producers and consumers. This paper... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 75.95
Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Agrometeorology: Perspectives and Applications Definition A Holistic Science Scope Practical Utility Chronology of Developments Future Needs Chapter 2. Solar Radiation and Its Role in Plant Growth The Sun: The Source of Energy Nature and Laws of Radiation Earth?s Annual Global... 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...