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  • Climate Change and Cropsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 279.00

    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...

  • Methods and Tools for Drought Analysis and Managementby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 269.00

    Frequent drought events, recently occurred in different Mediterranean regions, have highlighted a general inadequacy of the current strategies applied to mitigate negative impacts of such phenomenon on different water sectors. In particular, the lack of timely drought monitoring systems, the difficulty in transferring advanced methodologies for the... 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...

  • Reducing the Vulnerability of Armenia's Agricultural Systems to Climate Changeby Nicolas Ahouissoussi; James E. Neumann; Srivastava Jitendra

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 19.99

    Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. Armenia is one of the many countries where the majority of the rural population depends on agriculture—directly or indirectly—for their livelihood. Further, changes in climate and their impacts on agricultural systems and rural economies are already evident throughout... more...

  • Reducing the Vulnerability of Azerbaijan's Agricultural Systems to Climate Changeby Nicolas Ahouissoussi; James E. Neumann; CŁneyt Okan

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 24.99

    Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. Azerbaijan is one of the many countries where the majority of the rural population depends on agriculture—directly or indirectly—for their livelihood. Further, changes in climate and their impacts on agricultural systems and rural economies are already evident throughout... more...

  • Breeding and Crop Productionby P. Bandyopadhyay

    GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00

    Domestication of plants is done in order to increase yield, improve diseases resistance and drought tolerance, ease harvest and to improve the taste and nutritional value and many other characteristics. Centuries of careful selection and breeding have had enormous effects on the characteristics of crop plants. Plant breeders use greenhouses and other... more...

  • Applied Agroclimatologyby O.P. Bishnoi

    Oxford Book Co. 2010; US$ 50.00

    This book provides a unique contribution and will interest students, teachers and researchers in the disciplines of Climatology, Agroclimatology, Agrometeorology, Ecology, Agriculture, Environmental studies, geography and other related subjects. This book will inculcate a sound applied knowledge on the interactions of biological organisms with their... more...

  • Principles of Agricultural Meteorologyby O.P. Bishnoi

    Oxford Book Co. 2007; US$ 50.00

    This book covers the syllabus of Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ICAR) and post-graduate programmes in agricultural meteorology to provide basic knowledge on the interaction of biological organism with the physical environment. This book will provide the readers the ways and means to explore environmental variables as a resource in agriculture... 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...

  • Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Droughtby Vijendra K. Boken

    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...