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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 153.00
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...
- Springer 2010; US$ 239.00
This book addresses an important topic of food security in South Asia with specific reference to climate change. Of the 1 billion food insecure people in the world, more than 30 per cent are in South Asia. The problem of food insecurity may be exacerbated by the projected climate change especially because of the water scarcity caused by rapid melting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 210.00
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...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 84.99
Tropical forests represent the world's most biodiverse ecosystems and play a key role in hydrology, carbon storage and exchange. Many of the human-induced pressures these regions are facing, e.g. fragmentation and deforestation, have been widely reported and well documented. However, there have been surprisingly few efforts to synthesize cutting-edge... more...
- Haworth Press 2004; US$ 59.95
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 (methods, techniques, models, and services) in varying... more...