Crop stress management and global climate change by Jose Luis Araus, Gustavo Ariel Slafer

By Jose Luis Araus, Gustavo Ariel Slafer

Weather swap is a various, multifactorial phenomenon, that means that the agronomic ideas wanted are case-specific and may have local modifications. This booklet offers an built-in view of the demanding situations and possibilities that might face agriculture sooner or later because of weather switch. It discusses how the stresses caused by weather switch might be triumph over through assessing, measuring and predicting environmental adjustments and stresses, selecting possibilities and adapting to alter and responding to multifactorial switch. demanding situations and strength concepts that will be taken to beat those are illustrated utilizing a couple of case reports.

Climate swap will pose many demanding situations to agriculture sooner or later, yet by means of taking an integrative method of predicting and adapting to alter, this ebook will motivate researchers to show these demanding situations into possibilities.

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Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group Ito the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. De Pauw, E. (1982) The concept of dependable growing period and its modelling as a tool for land evaluation and agricultural planning in the wet and dry tropics. Pedologie 3, 329-348. De Pauw, E. (2004a) Technologies integration in Mediterranean Notes. ICARDA GIS Unit, Aleppo, Syria. 68 pages. cgiar. pdf (accessed 16 March 2011). , Gulliver, A.

8 as the SPI values in extremely arid areas, with an average annual precipitation of about 10 mm or below, are without real meaning. Taking as a guide the continuity of the precipitation trend of the recent past and the projections of the near future, together with the concurrence of the precipitation and drought trends of the recent past, more frequent and severe droughts can be expected in the near future. ation variability, drought and restricted water resources for irrigation. 1, with climate change some systems will become better off, at least in terms of precipitation totals, but those in the Mediterranean zone will be hit twice by higher temperatures, raising the risk of heat stress to the traditional crops of the region, and by lower precipitation and increased risk of drought.

1982) The concept of dependable growing period and its modelling as a tool for land evaluation and agricultural planning in the wet and dry tropics. Pedologie 3, 329-348. De Pauw, E. (2004a) Technologies integration in Mediterranean Notes. ICARDA GIS Unit, Aleppo, Syria. 68 pages. cgiar. pdf (accessed 16 March 2011). , Gulliver, A. and Gibbon, Under the term drylands, we mean those areas with aridity index (Al = ratio of annual precipitation 1 D. (2001) Farming Systems and Poverty. FAO/World Bank, Rome and Washington, DC, 412 pp.

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