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Meteorology, Agricultural

  • Agrometeorologyby Harpal S. Mavi; Graeme J. Tupper

    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...

  • Applied Agroclimatologyby O.P. Bishnoi

    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...

  • Applied Agrometeorologyby Kees Stigter

    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...

  • Climate Change and Agricultureby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Climate Change and Cropsby S.N. Singh

    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...

  • Climate Change and Food Security in South Asiaby Khandakar R. Islam; Mannava V.K. Sivakumar; A.H.M. Mustafizur Rahman; S.M.A. Faiz; Rattan Lal

    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...

  • Climate Change and Global Crop Productivityby K.R. Reddy; H.F. Hodges

    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...

  • Climate Change and Global Food Securityby Rattan Lal; Norman Uphoff; Bobby A. Stewart; David O. Hansen

    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...

  • Climate Change in Contrasting River Basinsby J. Aerts; P. Droogers

    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...

  • Climate Prediction and Agricultureby Mannava V.K. Sivakumar; James Hansen

    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...