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  • Author : Sandeep Kumar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Pages : 123 pages
  • ISBN : 9811569533
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Changing Climate and Resource use Efficiency in Plants

Changing Climate and Resource use Efficiency in Plants
  • Author : Amitav Bhattacharya
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 November 2018
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Changing Climate and Resource Use Efficiency in Plants reviews the efficiencies for resource use by crop plants under different climatic conditions. This book focuses on the challenges and potential remediation methods for a variety of resource factors. Chapters deal with the effects of different climatic conditions on agriculture, radiation use efficiency under various climatic conditions, the efficiency of water and its impact on harvest production under restricted soil moisture conditions, nitrogen and phosphorus use efficiency, nitrogen use efficiency in different

Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Water Balance

Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Water Balance
  • Author : S. K. Jalota,B. B. Vashisht,Sandeep Sharma,Samanpreet Kaur
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 February 2018
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Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Water examines the greenhouse gas emissions and their warming effect, climate change projections, crop productivity and water. The book explores the most important greenhouse gases that influence the climate system, technical terms associated with climate projections, and the different mechanisms impacting crop productivity and water balance. Adaptive and mitigative strategies are proposed to cope with negative effects of climate change in particular domains. This book will help researchers interested in climate change

Plant Macronutrient Use Efficiency

Plant Macronutrient Use Efficiency
  • Author : Mohammad Anwar Hossain,Takehiro Kamiya,David Burritt,Lam-Son Phan Tran,Toru Fujiwara
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 July 2017
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Plant Macronutrient Use Efficiency presents an up-to-date overview of the latest research on the molecular and genetic basis of macro-nutrient use efficiency (NUE) in plants, and strategies that can be used to improve NUE and nutrient-associated stress tolerance in crop plants. Plant NUE is a measure of how efficiently plants use available nutrients and an understanding of plant NUE has the potential to help improve the use of limited natural resources and to help achieve global food security. This book

Climate Change and Agriculture in Jamaica

Climate Change and Agriculture in Jamaica
  • Author : R. Selvaraju
  • Publisher : Food and Agriculture Organization
  • Release : 06 May 2021
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ctives of the study are: (i) to review current knowledge on vulnerability, past trends in climate, and impacts of climate variability and change on agriculture sector, and (ii) to explore technical and policy alternatives in order to cope with and adapt to impacts of climate variability and change more effectively. The study identified what the potential impacts are, considered what interventions are appropriate, and if and where they should occur. The scope of the study focused on broader policy directions

Plant Nitrogen

Plant Nitrogen
  • Author : Peter J. Lea,Jean-Francois Morot-Gaudry
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 09 March 2013
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Jointly published with INRA, Paris. This book covers all aspects of the transfer of nitrogen from the soil and air to a final resting place in the seed protein of a crop plant. It describes the physiological and molecular mechanisms of ammonium and nitrate transport and assimilation, including symbiotic nitrogen fixation by the Rhizobiacea. Amino acid metabolism and nitrogen traffic during plant growth and development and details of protein biosynthesis in the seeds are also extensively covered. Finally, the effects

Climate Change and Soil Interactions

Climate Change and Soil Interactions
  • Author : Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad,Marcin Pietrzykowski
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 06 March 2020
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Climate Change and Soil Interactions examines soil system interactions and conservation strategies regarding the effects of climate change. It presents cutting-edge research in soil carbonization, soil biodiversity, and vegetation. As a resource for strategies in maintaining various interactions for eco-sustainability, topical chapters address microbial response and soil health in relation to climate change, as well as soil improvement practices. Understanding soil systems, including their various physical, chemical, and biological interactions, is imperative for regaining the vitality of soil system under

Climate Change and Agricultural Ecosystems

Climate Change and Agricultural Ecosystems
  • Author : Krishna Kumar Choudhary,Ajay Kumar,Amit Kishore Singh
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 04 May 2019
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Climate Change and Agricultural Ecosystems explains the causative factors of climate change related to agriculture, soil and plants, and discusses the relevant resulting mitigation process. Agricultural ecosystems include factors from the surrounding areas where agriculture experiences direct or indirect interaction with the plants, animals, and microbes present. Changes in climatic conditions influence all the factors of agricultural ecosystems, which can potentially adversely affect their productivity. This book summarizes the different aspects of vulnerability, adaptation, and amelioration of climate change in

Sustainable Food Production

Sustainable Food Production
  • Author : Paul Christou,Roxana Savin,Barry Costa-Pierce,Ignacy Misztal,Bruce Whitelaw
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 13 February 2013
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Gathering some 90 entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, this book covers animal breeding and genetics for food, crop science and technology, ocean farming and sustainable aquaculture, transgenic livestock for food and more.

Plant Responses to Drought Stress

Plant Responses to Drought Stress
  • Author : Ricardo Aroca
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 12 October 2012
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the multiple strategies that plants have developed to cope with drought, one of the most severe environmental stresses. Experts in the field present 17 chapters, each of which focuses on a basic concept as well as the latest findings. The following major aspects are covered in the book: · Morphological and anatomical adaptations · Physiological responses · Biochemical and molecular responses · Ecophysiological responses · Responses to drought under field conditions The contributions will serve as an invaluable source

Climate Smart Agriculture

Climate Smart Agriculture
  • Author : Leslie Lipper,Nancy McCarthy,David Zilberman,Solomon Asfaw,Giacomo Branca
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 20 October 2017
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This book is open access under a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO license. The book uses an economic lens to identify the main features of climate-smart agriculture (CSA), its likely impact, and the challenges associated with its implementation. Drawing upon theory and concepts from agricultural development, institutional, and resource economics, this book expands and formalizes the conceptual foundations of CSA. Focusing on the adaptation/resilience dimension of CSA, the text embraces a mixture of conceptual analyses, including theory, empirical and policy analysis,

Nitrogen in Agriculture

Nitrogen in Agriculture
  • Author : Khan Amanullah,Shah Fahad
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 01 February 2018
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Nitrogen is the most yield-restraining nutrient in crop production globally. Efficient nitrogen management is one of the most important factor for improving nitrogen use efficiency, field crops productivity and profitability. Efficient use of nitrogen for crop production is therefore very important for increasing grain yield, maximizing economic return and minimizing nitrous oxide (N2O) emission from the fields and nitrate (NO3) leaching to ground water. Integrated nitrogen management is a good strategy to improve plant growth, increase yield and yield

Climate Impacts on Agricultural and Natural Resource Sustainability in Africa

Climate Impacts on Agricultural and Natural Resource Sustainability in Africa
  • Author : Bal Ram Singh,Andy Safalaoh,Nyambilila A. Amuri,Lars Olav Eik,Bishal K. Sitaula,Rattan Lal
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 17 March 2020
GET THIS BOOKClimate Impacts on Agricultural and Natural Resource Sustainability in Africa

This book discusses knowledge-based sustainable agro-ecological and natural resource management systems and best practices for sustained agricultural productivity and ecosystem resilience for better livelihoods under a changing climate. With a focus on agriculture in Africa, the book assesses innovative technologies for use on smallholder farms, and addresses some of the key Sustainable Development Goals to guide innovative responses and enhanced adaptation methods for coping with climate change. Contributions are based on 'Capacity Building for Managing Climate Change in Malawi' (CABMACC),

Soil-Specific Farming

Soil-Specific Farming
  • Author : Rattan Lal,B.A. Stewart
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 August 2015
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Faced with challenges of resource scarcity and environmental degradation, it is important to adopt innovative farming systems that maximize resource efficiency while protecting the environment. Soil-Specific Farming: Precision Agriculture focuses on principles and applications of soil-specific farming, providing information on rapidly evolving agricultural technologies. It addresses assessments of soil variability and application of modern innovations to enhance use efficiency of fertilizers, irrigation, tillage, and pesticides through targeted management of soils and crops. This book provides the technological basis of adopting