The book covers the whole process of agromet advisory services for understanding the nature of the weather forecast, gathering the observational data with which to initialize and verify forecast data, and then interpreting the output and putting it into a form which is relevant to farmers and different stakeholders. The book also describes how agro advisory bulletins based on weather forecast of a region are helpful to design different farm operations like field preparation, sowing, irrigation scheduling, fertilizer application as well as overall crop planning and livestock management according to forecasted weather condition. T
he book also describes the beneficial role of agro-meteorology in different agricultural and allied sectors to increase farmers’ income and secure food security. This book will help the readers to understand the role of weather forecast and agromet advisory services to combat the effect of extreme weather events like flood and drought. This book further highlights the changes in water resources due to climate change.
1. Water Resources and Climate Change: Future Research 2. Role of Weather Forecast in Indian Agriculture 3. Dissemination of Agrometeorological Advisory 4. Weather Forecast and Livestock/Poultry Management 5. Agromet Advisory: To Combat the Effect of Extreme Weather Events 6. Agromet Advisory to Mitigate Impact of Climate Change 7. Contingent Crop Planning in Flood and Drought Condition in Bihar