By Manjit S. Kang, Surinder S. Banga
"The results of weather swap can already be felt around the globe, and they'll most probably influence all aspects of human civilization--from health and wellbeing, livelihood protection, agricultural construction, and look after to overseas exchange. on the grounds that anthropogenic components are usually guilty for the present tendencies in worldwide warming, human intervention should be essential to mitigate it. With 17 authoritative chapters, fighting Climate switch: An Agricultural point of view outlines a framework for getting ready agriculture for weather switch, featuring the explanations and outcomes of weather switch and attainable remediation measures. With contributions from the world over well-known scientists, the chapters conceal worldwide meals safeguard, variation of agriculture to meet its greenhouse fuel emissions mitigation capability, monetary features of weather swap, the soil natural carbon pool, the necessity for agroecological intelligence, and the advance of nutrient-use-efficient plants. The textual content additionally addresses genetic mitigation of weather switch results during the improvement of climate-resilient vegetation and using genetic and genomic assets to strengthen hugely efficient crop cultivars, in addition to the conservation of local agroecosystems. professional participants speak about the affects of weather switch on plant pathogens and plant sickness in addition to on bugs and crop losses. They handle abiotic pressure resistance, conservation tillage as a mitigation technique, and extra. the ultimate bankruptcy demonstrates the sensible use of the WorldClim and DIVA software program for modeling present and destiny climates, utilizing Timor Leste and India as examples. overlaying a huge diversity of concerns regarding weather switch and agriculture, this ebook brings jointly principles for environmentally pleasant applied sciences and possibilities to additional raise and stabilize worldwide agricultural productiveness and confirm foodstuff safeguard in face of mounting weather challenge"--
"In a unmarried quantity, this e-book assembles reasons and outcomes of weather switch, and attainable remedial measures. it really is meant for agricultural practitioners, as they invent leading edge environment-friendly applied sciences to materialize a climate-resilient agriculture, in addition to serving scholars, lecturers, researchers, and coverage makers, as a prepared computing device reference on weather change-related agricultural issues"-- Read more...
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Combating climate change: an agricultural perspective by Manjit S. Kang, Surinder S. Banga