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Book ID : 41467
ISBN-10 : 81-7622-233-X / 817622233X
ISBN-13 : 978-81-7622-233-4 / 9788176222334
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
xvi, 331p., 23 cm.
Climate change is looming large on the globe and has become a major issue of our concern. This situation of the global environment poses threat at several fronts. Agriculture which is closely linked with weather cycle is one of such fronts. All agricultural operations are designed in tune with climate pattern. Even a slight fluctuation in any critical environmental factor such as temperature may cause irreversible damage to agricultural performance. The present book underlines such concerns about current status our environment and agriculture. Edited by prominent scholars of the first and the largest agricultural university of India the book collates the perspective and research based articles portraying agriculture scenarios under the spell of on going climate change and offering adaptation strategies to overcome current and perceived problems. Containing 20 chapters the book discusses impact of the changing climate on agriculture and of agriculture on environment climate change influence on productivity of crops effect of high diurnal temperature on pollen and spikelet sterility climate change effects on forests and forestry and livestock livestock's contribution to global warming etc. The book also attempts to underline various strategies for reducing agricultures vulnerability to climate change and for adaptation to on going climate change. The book will be useful for agriculturists climate change specialists environmentalists policy makers and research scholars engaged in research on climate agriculture related issues.