Climate Change and Agriculture: Causes,Impacts and Interventation

edited by: GSLHV Prasada Rao, VUM Rao & DVS Rao
ISBN: 9789387973626 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 586 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2019
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 37.5 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 1104 GMS
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Keywords

climate change, earth, habitable, global issue, united states, canada, texas, droughts, floods, agriculture, impact, systems, agroforestry, sustainable land use, diversity, ecological services, production services, resilience, mitigation, adaptation, deep-rooted trees, nutrients, water, soil porosity, runoff, water infiltration, moisture stress, economic benefits, india, opportunities, constraints, strategies, sustainable land use

Climate change is a gradual phenomenon that takes millions of years to occur and has made the Earth habitable for living beings. It is a global issue that affects various regions, including the United States, Canada, and Texas, where droughts and floods are common. Climate change poses a threat to agriculture, making it difficult to predict its impact on various systems.

Agroforestry is a sustainable land use practice that increases diversity in agricultural lands, providing ecological and production services that enhance resilience to the impact of climate change mitigation and adaptation. Agroforestry offers a way to manage the risk of climate change in annual cropping systems by providing crop diversification and increased resource use efficiency.

Deep-rooted trees in agroforestry systems help access nutrients and water during droughts, allowing for better use of resources. Agroforestry practices increase soil porosity, reduce runoff, and increase soil cover, which enhance water infiltration and reduce moisture stress during low rainfall periods. During periods of excessive soil moisture, tree-based systems help aerate the soil by pumping out excess water, offering economic benefits.

The book "Agroforestry in India: Opportunities, Constraints, and Strategies for Sustainable Land Use" contains 36 chapters that focus on agroforestry practices in India and their role in climate change mitigation and adaptation.

1. Introduction 2. Rainfall Variability across India 3. Climate Change and Food Security 4. Climate Change: Extreme Events, Causes and Effects on Agriculture and Farmers Economy 5. Climate Risk Management in smallholder farming systems in the Semiarid Tropics 6. Climate Change and Agriculture: Experiences in Kerala 7. Practicing Smart Agriculture in Tamil Nadu 8. Climate Resilient Agriculture in Karnataka 9. Climate Change and Agriculture: Experiences in North Karnataka 10. Climate Change and Agriculture in Andhra Pradesh 11. Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Strategies for Maharashtra 12. Climate Change and Rice Cultivation over Konkan Region of Maharashtra: A case study 13. Climate Resilient Agriculture in Chhattisgarh 14. Climate and Agriculture in Gujarat: Retrospective and Prospective View 15. Haryana Towards Climate Resilient Agriculture 16. Climate Resilient Agriculture – Punjab Scenario 17. Climate Change Impacts in Agriculture over Jammu and Kashmir 18. Climate Change and Agriculture Scenario in Temperate and Cold Arid Region 19. Climate Resilient Agriculture in Himachal Pradesh 20. Climate Change and Bihar Agriculture: Assessment, Projection and Risk Management 21. Climate Resilient Agriculture in Jharkhand 22. Climate Change Mitigation Strategies in North Eastern Region 23. Rice Genotypes through Modeling under Projected Climate Change in Eastern India 24. Climate Change Impacts on Soil Microflora and Fauna 25. Importance of Monitoring Weather Parameters in Crop Insurance Schemes 26. Strategies for Improved Agro-advisory Services to Farmers 27. Agrometeorological Products in Agroadvisory Services 28. Geospatial Technologies for Impact Assessment of Extreme Weather Events on Agriculture 29. Role of Satellites in Climate Change Monitoring 30. NABARD’s Initiatives and Interventions in Climate Change 31. Climate change and Sorghum Productivity in India 32. Impacts of Climate change on Indian Wheat Production

 
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