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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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 249.00
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$ 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 279.00
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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 379.00
This handbook reviews regional operational applications of agrometeorology. It does this in the form of case studies of agrometeorological services and information that prepare farmers of different income levels for extreme weather and climate events. 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 94.00 US$ 77.08
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...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. In many countries, such as the fourexamined in Looking Beyond the Horizon, the risks of climate change are an immediate and fundamentalproblem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture forits livelihood.The risks of climate... more...