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 worldwide, and they're going to most likely influence all points of human civilization—from healthiness, livelihood safeguard, agricultural construction, and shield to foreign alternate. considering the fact that anthropogenic components are quite often in charge for the present traits in international warming, human intervention can be essential to mitigate it. With 17 authoritative chapters, Combating weather swap: An Agricultural Perspective outlines a framework for getting ready agriculture for weather swap, featuring the reasons and results of weather swap and attainable remediation measures.

With contributions from the world over famous scientists, the chapters conceal worldwide nutrients defense, variation of agriculture to satisfy its greenhouse gasoline emissions mitigation strength, monetary features of weather swap, 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 during the improvement of climate-resilient vegetation and using genetic and genomic assets to boost hugely effective crop cultivars, in addition to the conservation of local agroecosystems.

Expert participants speak about the affects of weather swap on plant pathogens and plant illness in addition to on bugs and crop losses. They deal with abiotic pressure resistance, conservation tillage as a mitigation method, 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. protecting a extensive diversity of concerns concerning weather swap and agriculture, this e-book brings jointly rules for environmentally pleasant applied sciences and possibilities to extra raise and stabilize worldwide agricultural productiveness and make sure meals safeguard in face of mounting weather challenge.

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