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Climate Change and Agricultural Ecosystems: Current Challenges and Adaptation

Editat de Krishna Kumar Choudhary, Ajay Kumar, Amit Kishore Singh
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Climate Change and Agricultural Ecosystems: Current Challenges and Adaptation explains the causative factors of climate change related to agriculture, soil and plants, also discussing the relevant resulting mitigation process. This book summarizes the different aspects of vulnerability, adaptation and amelioration of climate change in respect to plants, crops, soil and microbes for the sustainability of the agricultural sector and, ultimately, food security for the future. It also focuses on the utilization of information technology for the sustainability of the agricultural sector, along with the capacity and adaptability of agricultural societies under climate change.
Changes in climatic conditions influence all factors of agricultural ecosystems which can adversely affect productivity. To fully understand the impact of climate change, attention must be focused on these unexplored causative agents and mitigating factors.


  • Covers the impact of climate change on agricultural ecosystems, including vulnerability, adaptation and mitigation for sustainable agriculture
  • Focuses on issues relating to plant systems, agriculture and microbes
  • Explores the effects of greenhouse gases on plant metabolites, soil respiration and microbial biomass
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780128164839
ISBN-10: 0128164832
Pagini: 480
Dimensiuni: 152 x 229 mm
Greutate: 0.64 kg
Editura: ELSEVIER SCIENCE

Public țintă

Researchers in agricultural microbiology, plant pathology, and agronomy, also some crossover to global climate change, environmental sciences, Soil sciences. Secondary audiences in atmospheric scientists, climatologists and applied climatologists working in local partnerships to develop climate change risk assessment data

Cuprins

1. Impact of climate change on agriculture/Agroecosystem: Past, present and future
2. Agrochemicals: Harmful and beneficial effects under climate changing scenarios
3. Plant adaptation to climate change: An insight to secondary metabolism
4. Impact of xenobiotics and heavy metals on Agriculture and climate change
5. Climate change and soil dynamics: Effects on soil microbes and fertility of soil
6. Impact of climate change on plants-microbe interaction under agro ecosystem
7. Medicinal plants under climate change: Impacts on pharmaceutical properties of plants
8. Air pollution: Role in climate change and its impact on crop plants
9. Sustainable agricultural practices under climate changing scenarios
10. Cyanobacteria and their role under elevated CO2 conditions
11. Climatic resilient agriculture using plant growth promoting microorganisms
12. Role of bioinformatics in sustainability of Agriculture/Agroecosystem
13. Developing adaptive capability of agricultural societies in the context of climate change