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- 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...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
This publication aims to assist countries in understanding the specific challenges and opportunities posed by climate change in the agricultural sector in order to increase climate resilience and adapt to climate change. The report presents local-level priorities, informed by stakeholder input, to build agricultural resilience in both countries. The... more...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 14.99
Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. In many countries, such as in Uzbekistan, the risks of climate change are an immediate and fundamental problem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. The risks of climate change to agriculture in... 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 in Moldova, the risks of climate change are an immediate and fundamental problem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. The risks of climate change to agriculture in Moldova... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00
This book provides an overview of climate change in India using river basin data and analytical and econometric methods. It, first , makes a quantitative assessment of how climate change affects agricultural and food production systems; second , predicts how these systems may respond to climate change; and third , suggests adaptation measures and... more...
- CABI 2014; US$ 160.00
The focus of this book is future global climate change and its implications for agricultural systems which are the main sources of agricultural goods and services provided to society. These systems are either based on crop or livestock production, or on combinations of the two, with characteristics that differ between regions and between levels of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Weather and Agriculture presents the major principles involved in the integrated study of weather and agriculture. The book is divided into three sections. Part I discusses the aspects of environmental factors and their validity and measurement. Part II presents a selection of the weather hazards and their relation to agricultural practice. The last... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 159.99
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...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 159.95
AGRONOMIC CROPS Production of Major Grain, Food, Oil, Fiber, and Sugar Crops Grain Crops Nut, Bean, and Oil Crops Cotton (Gossypium spp.) Fiber Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris L. spp.) SOIL CLASSIFICATIONS AND PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS Major Soil Classification Systems SOILS AND THEIR PROPERTIES Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Soils SOIL... more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 220.00
PREFACE CONTRIBUTORS GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY Reducing World Hunger in Tropical Africa while Coping with Climate Change, P.A. Sanchez World Food Security: Perspectives, Past, Present, and Future, D.J. Greenland Changing Times and Directions, R.D. Havener, C.R. Dowswell, and N.E. Borlaug Greenhouse Gases and Food Security in Low-Income Countries, R. Darwin,... more...