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Agrometeorological Approach to Sustainable Agriculture

 
R.S. Mishra (Author) Raj Bahadur (Author)
Synopsis

Weather and Climate is resource and considered as basic input or resources in agricultural planning, every plant process related with growth, development and yield of crop is affected by weather. Similarly every farm operation such as ploughing, land preparation, weeding, manuring, irrigation, spraying, dusting, harvesting, storage and transport of farm produce are affected by weather.

Agrometeorology is an inter disciplinary holistic science. It has numerous applications in agricultural resource utilization and management and has progressed rapidly both in content and applications. The present book entitled “Agrometeorological Approach to Sustainable Agriculture” is written in simple and descriptive style. It covers text materials that is taught in under-graduate and

post-graduate courses of Agriculture, Agrometeorology, Plant Pathology, Environmental Sciences etc.

Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Crop Growth Simulation Models and Regional Agrometeorological Resources. 3. Predictive Models for the Outbreak of Pests and Diseases. 4. Expert Support System for Global Climatic Change and Sustainable Agriculture. 5. Alternative Strategy against Aberrant Weather Conditions. 6. Development of Agrometeorological Forecast.7. Agrometeorological Advisory Services and Co-ordination Research. 8. Meteorological Disaster Management through Computer Technology. 9. Plant Responses to Elevated Carbon Dioxide Concentration.10.Environmental Pollution and Plant Health. 11. Source of Environmental Pollutant and Plant Health. 12. Environmental Pollution Management through Microbes.13. Agriculture Waste Management through Composting for Mushroom Cultivation. 14. Environmental Pollution Management through Biodiversity. 15. Conclusion. References. Index.

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Bibliographic information

Title Agrometeorological Approach to Sustainable Agriculture
Format Hardcover
Date published: 26.03.2016
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789351247081
length x+106p.,