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  • 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...

  • 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 Management of Cool Season Grain Legume Cropsby Shyam Singh Yadav; David L. McNeil; Robert Redden; Sharanagouda A. Patil

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 289.00

    This book covers all aspects of legume production management technologies, plant ecological response, nutrients management, biological nitrogen fixation, molecular approaches, potential cultivars and biodiversity management under climate change. Also covered are various aspects of legume management under climate change. more...

  • Applied Agrometeorologyby Kees Stigter

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; Not Available

    This handbook reviews regional operational applications of agrometeorology. It does this in the form of case studies of agrometeorological services and information that prepare farmers of different income levels for extreme weather and climate events. more...

  • Growth and Mineral Nutrition of Field Crops, Third Editionby Nand Kumar Fageria; Virupax C. Baligar; Charles Allan Jones

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 188.95

    By the year 2050, the world?s population is expected to reach nine billion. To feed and sustain this projected population, world food production must increase by at least 50 percent on much of the same land that we farm today. To meet this staggering challenge, scientists must develop the technology required to achieve an "evergreen" revolution?one... more...

  • Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Changeby Yadvinder Malhi; Oliver Phillips

    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...

  • Handbook of Climate Change and Agroecosystemsby Daniel Hillel; Cynthia Rosenzweig

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 134.00

    The portending process of climate change, induced by the anthropogenic accumulations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, is likely to generate effects that will cascade through the biosphere, impacting all life on earth and bearing upon human endeavors. Of special concern is the potential effect on agriculture and global food security. Anticipating... more...

  • Handbook on Climate Change and Agricultureby Robert Mendelsohn; Ariel Dinar

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00

    This book explores the interaction between climate change and the agriculture sector. Agriculture is essential to the livelihood of people and nations, especially in the developing world; therefore, any impact on it will have significant economic, social and political ramifications. Scholars from around the world and from various fields have been brought... more...

  • Climate Change and Cropsby S.N. Singh

    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...

  • Handbook of Climate Change and Agroecosystemsby Daniel Hillel; Cynthia Rosenzweig

    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...