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- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 239.00
Improved adaptation of food production, particularly in areas where climate variability is large, holds the key to improving food security for human populations. Increasing climate knowledge and improved prediction capabilities facilitate the development of relevant climate information and prediction products for applications in agriculture to reduce... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 307.95
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 239.00
Based on an International Workshop held in New Delhi, India, this work should be of interest to all organizations and agencies interested in improved risk management in agriculture. In many parts of the world, weather and climate are one of the biggest production risks and uncertainty factors impacting on agricultural systems performance and management.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 72.99
Prologue. 1. Climate Variability in the Context of Climate Change: El Nino and Other Oscillations. 2. Impacts of El Nino-La Nina Cycles: Systems and Sectors. 3. Links to Agroecosystems: Processes and Productivity. 4. Recent El Ninos and Their Manifestations: Evolving Understanding. 5. Analysis of El Nino Effects: Methods and Models. 6. Seasonal Climate... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 209.00
This volume examines the various drivers of global change, including climate change, and the use of agricultural knowledge, science, and technology, as well as the outcomes of global change processes, including impacts on water quality and human well-being. Several authors examine potential policy and institutional solutions afforded by globalization... 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...