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  • Climate Change Impact and Adaptation in Agricultural Systemsby J. Fuhrer; P. J. Gregory

    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...

  • Weather and Agricultureby James A. Taylor

    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...

  • Agronomic Handbookby J. Benton Jr. Jones

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 159.95

    Many agronomic reference books either focus on a single crop, several related crops, or specific soil topics but not on a full range of both crop and soil subjects. This unique handbook covers both major agronomic fields. Containing essential data and information on the culture of the world's major agronomic grain, oil, fiber, and sugar crops grown... more...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Desiccation and Survival in Plantsby M. Black; H.W. Pritchard

    CABI 2002; US$ 155.00

    This book is divided into three sections, dealing with: the technical background to desiccation tolerance studies; the frequency and levels of dehydration stress tolerance in biological systems; mechanisms of damage and tolerance. 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 VK Sivakumar; James Hansen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 239.00

    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...

  • Tomato Plant Cultureby J. Benton Jr. Jones

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 99.95

    While tomatoes continue to be one of the most widely grown plants, the production and distribution of tomato fruits have been changing worldwide. Smaller, flavorful tomatoes are becoming more popular than beefsteak tomatoes, greenhouse-grown tomatoes have entered the marketplace, and home gardeners are using the Internet to obtain information for growing... more...

  • Plant Growth and Climate Changeby James I. L. Morison; Michael D. Morecroft

    Wiley 2008; US$ 307.95

    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...