Climate Change and Food Security (Hardcover)

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By Mrinmoy Datta (Editor)
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The book has a comprehensive account of the climate change with possible projections on food security in India. Global scenario of extreme climatic events and the corresponding probable climatic parameters in the years to come are discussed elaborately. The effect of climatic variability on the productivity of crops particularly cereals, pulses, oilseeds, vegetables, fruits and flowers etc and incidences of plant diseases are highlighted. Moreover, the environmental effect on edible mushroom and rubber cultivation is also brought under the discussion in the book. Besides crop productivity, the information on the impact of climatic variability on the productivity/survival of livestock and freshwater fisheries is also made available.
Product Details
ISBN: 9788189422387
ISBN-10: 8189422383
Publisher: Nipa
Publication Date: January 15th, 2008
Pages: 360
Language: English