Download e-book for iPad: Combating Climate Change: An Agricultural Perspective by Manjit S. Kang,Surinder S. Banga

By Manjit S. Kang,Surinder S. Banga

ISBN-10: 1466566701

ISBN-13: 9781466566705

The results of weather swap can already be felt world wide, and they're going to most likely impression all points of human civilization—from health and wellbeing, livelihood protection, agricultural construction, and defend to overseas alternate. considering that anthropogenic components are as a rule responsible for the present tendencies in worldwide warming, human intervention should be essential to mitigate it. With 17 authoritative chapters, Combating weather swap: An Agricultural Perspective outlines a framework for getting ready agriculture for weather switch, proposing the motives and outcomes of weather swap and attainable remediation measures.

With contributions from across the world famous scientists, the chapters hide international meals safety, model of agriculture to meet its greenhouse fuel emissions mitigation strength, monetary points of weather switch, the soil natural carbon pool, the necessity for agroecological intelligence, and the advance of nutrient-use-efficient vegetation. The textual content additionally addresses genetic mitigation of weather swap results throughout the improvement of climate-resilient vegetation and using genetic and genomic assets to enhance hugely efficient crop cultivars, in addition to the conservation of local agroecosystems.

Expert individuals talk about the affects of weather switch on plant pathogens and plant affliction in addition to on bugs and crop losses. They deal with abiotic tension resistance, conservation tillage as a mitigation approach, 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. masking a large diversity of concerns on the topic of weather switch and agriculture, this booklet brings jointly principles for environmentally pleasant applied sciences and possibilities to additional raise and stabilize worldwide agricultural productiveness and confirm nutrients safety in face of mounting weather challenge.

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