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    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

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    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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 Variability and the Global Harvestby Cynthia Rosenzweig; Daniel Hillel

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 64.99

    Prologue. 1. Climate Variability in the Context of Climate Change: El Nino and Other Oscillations. 2. Impacts of El Nino-La Nina Cycles: Systems and Sectors. 3. Links to Agroecosystems: Processes and Productivity. 4. Recent El Ninos and Their Manifestations: Evolving Understanding. 5. Analysis of El Nino Effects: Methods and Models. 6. Seasonal Climate... more...

  • Desert Olive Oil Cultivationby Zeev Wiesman

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 81.95

    Due to the adverse stress conditions typical of olive cultivation in desert conditions, the olive tree is responding with production of high levels of antioxidant substances. Among these substances are polyphenols, tocopherols, and phytosterols. Studies have shown that saline irrigated varieties of olives have demonstrated advantages over those irrigated... more...

  • Global Changeby Claudia Ringler

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • 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 Crop Productionby M.P. Reynolds

    CABI 2010; US$ 160.00

    Trends in population growth suggest that global food production is unlikely to satisfy future demand under predicted climate change scenarios unless rates of crop improvement are accelerated. This book provides an overview of the essential disciplines required for sustainable crop production in unpredictable environments. more...