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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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 317.95
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...
- 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...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 94.99
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; Not Available
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
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...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
For some years, workers have been investigating the possibilities of integrating knowledge from soil and atmospheric sciences, crop physiology, and genetics in order to model crop response to water stress and breed plants for drought resistance. This book turns the theory into practice. Information, gathered from recent symposia and research journals,... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 169.95
Explore the Relationship between Crop and Climate Agricultural sustainability has been gaining prominence in recent years and is now becoming the focal point of modern agriculture. Recognizing that crop production is very sensitive to climate change, Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity explores this timely topic in-depth. Incorporating... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 199.00
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...