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Agricultural Impacts of Climate Change

Edited by: Rohitashw Kumar , Vijay P. Singh , Deepak Jhajharia , Rasoul Mirabbasi

Print publication date:  December  2019
Online publication date:  November  2019

Print ISBN: 9780367345235
eBook ISBN: 9780429326349
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Conservation agriculture is a sustainable production model that not only optimizes crop yields, but also reaps economic and environmental benefits as well. The adoption of successful conservation agriculture methods has resulted in energy savings, higher organic matter content and biotic activity in soil, increased crop-water availability and thus resilience to drought, improved recharge of aquifers, less erosion, and reduced impacts from the weather associated with climate change in general.

Agricultural Impacts of Climate Change examines several important aspects of crop production, such as climate change, soil management, farm machinery, and different methods for sustainable conservation agriculture. It presents spatial distribution of a daily, monthly and annual precipitation concentration indices, Diffuse Reflectance Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy for analyzing the organic matter in soil, and adaptation strategies for climate-related plant disease scenarios. It also discusses solar energy-based greenhouse modeling, precision farming using remote sensing and GIS, and various types of machinery used for conservation agriculture.


  • Examines the effects of climate change on agriculture and the related strategies for mitigation through practical, real-world examples
  • Explores innovative on-farm technology options to increase system efficiency resulting in improved water usage
  • Presents examples of precision farming using climate-resilient technologies

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Spatial Distribution of a Daily, Monthly and Annual Precipitation Concentration Index Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Use of Mid-Infrared Diffuse Reflectance to Assess the Effects of Soil Management on Soil Quality in Tropical Hill Slope Agro Eco-Systems Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Climate Change and Production of Horticultural Crops Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Climate Change on Disease Scenario in Crops and Management Strategies Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Solar Thermal Modeling of Microclimatic Parameters of Agricultural Greenhouse Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Development of Agriculture under Climate and Environmental Changes in the Brazilian Semiarid Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Role of PGPR in Sustainable Agriculture under Changing Scenario of Climate Change Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Status and Prospect of Precision Farming in India Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Low-Cost On-Farm Indigenous and Innovative Technologies of Rainwater Harvesting Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Impact of Climate Change on Food Safety Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Microbial Assisted Soil Reclamation for Sustainable Agriculture in Climate Change Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Production of Temperate Fruits in Jammu & Kashmir under Climate Change Scenario Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Impact of Climate Change on Quality Seed Production of Important Temperate Vegetable Crops Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Climate Change, its Impact and Mitigation Strategies with Reference to Vegetable Crops Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Remote Sensing and GIS Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Farm Machinery for Conservation Agriculture Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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