Climate change impact and adaptation in agricultural systems by Jürg Fuhrer, Peter J. Gregory

By Jürg Fuhrer, Peter J. Gregory

This e-book includes 17 chapters targeting the affects of weather swap on ecosystems, foodstuff safety, water assets and fiscal balance. techniques to advance sustainable platforms that reduce impression on weather and/or mitigate the consequences of human task on weather swap also are provided. to be had In Print

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The minimum temperature in the rice and wheat seasons increases from IGP Transects 1 to 5. 8 Mha Fig. 1. Various transects and areas under rice–wheat cropping systems in the Indo-Gangetic plains. IGP 1, areas in Pakistan; IGP 2, parts of Pakistan and Punjab and Haryana in India; IGP 3, most of Uttar Pradesh and parts of Bihar, India, and parts of Nepal; IGP 4, parts of Bihar, India, and parts of Nepal; and IGP 5, parts of Bihar and West Bengal, India, and parts of Bangladesh. ) almost similar throughout all the transects of the IGP.

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