Quantification of Climate Variability, Adaptation and Mitigation for Agricultural Sustainability
Language: en
Pages: 437
Authors: Mukhtar Ahmed, Claudio O. Stockle
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-06 - Publisher: Springer
This book is a comprehensive volume dealing with climate change impacts on agriculture, and which can help guide the redesign of agricultural management and cropping systems. It includes mitigation techniques such as use of bioenergy crops, fertilizer and manure management, conservation tillage, crop rotations, cover crops and cropping intensity, irrigation,
Systems Modeling
Language: en
Pages: 425
Authors: Mukhtar Ahmed
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-13 - Publisher: Springer Nature
Achieving food security and economic developmental objectives in the face of climate change and rapid population growth requires systems modelling approaches, for example in the design of sustainable agriculture farming systems. Such approaches increase our understanding of system responses to different soil and climatic conditions, and provide insights into the
Global Climate Change and Environmental Policy
Language: en
Pages: 435
Authors: V. Venkatramanan, Shachi Shah, Ram Prasad
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-11 - Publisher: Springer Nature
Global climate change threatens human existence through its potential impact on agriculture and the environment. Agriculture is climate-sensitive, and climate variability and climate change have net negative impact on it. Additionally, the agricultural landscape is affected by monoculture and agro-biodiversity loss, soil fertility depletion and soil loss, competition from biofuel
Sustainable Agriculture in the Era of Climate Change
Language: en
Pages: 690
Authors: Rajib Roychowdhury, Shuvasish Choudhury, Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Sangeeta Srivastava
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-06 - Publisher: Springer Nature
Under ongoing climate changes, natural and cultivated habitats of major crops are being continuously disturbed. Such conditions impose and exacerbate abiotic and biotic stressors. Drought, salinity, flood, cold, heat, heavy metals, metalloids, oxidants, irradiation, etc. are important abiotic stressors, while diseases and infections caused by plant pathogens, such as fungal
The Soils of Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 227
Authors: Hassan El-Ramady, Tarek Alshaal, Noura Bakr, Tamer Elbana, Elsayed Mohamed, Abdel-Aziz Belal
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-20 - Publisher: Springer
This book reviews the distribution of soils across Egypt, their history, genesis, pollution and management. The conservation of Egyptian soils, soils and their connections to human activities, as well as some future soil issues are also highlighted. It is well known that soil is the main source for food, feed,
Language: en
Authors: Jameel M. Al-Khayri
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Springer Nature
Books about Nanobiotechnology
Phytotoxicity of Nanoparticles
Language: en
Pages: 407
Authors: Mohammad Faisal, Quaiser Saquib, Abdulrahman A. Alatar, Abdulaziz A. Al-Khedhairy
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-28 - Publisher: Springer
This book provides relevant findings on nanoparticles’ toxicity, their uptake, translocation and mechanisms of interaction with plants at cellular and sub-cellular level. The small size and large specific surface area of nanoparticles endow them with high chemical reactivity and intrinsic toxicity. Such unique physicochemical properties draw global attention of scientists
Climate Change and Agriculture
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Delphine Deryng
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-25 - Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Agricultural Sc
Climate change is the biggest challenge agriculture faces. Part 1 of this collection reviews current research on the impacts of climate change on agriculture. Part 2 assesses what we know about the contribution of agriculture to climate change, whilst Part 3 surveys mitigation strategies to achieve a more 'climate-smart' agriculture.
Sustainable Food Waste-to-Energy Systems
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Thomas Trabold, Callie W. Babbitt
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-05 - Publisher: Academic Press
Sustainable Food Waste-to-Energy Systems assesses the utilization of food waste in sustainable energy conversion systems. It explores all sources of waste generated in the food supply chain (downstream from agriculture), with coverage of industrial, commercial, institutional and residential sources. It provides a detailed analysis of the conventional pathways for food
Stress Tolerance in Horticultural Crops
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Ajay Kumar, Avinash Chandra Rai, Ashutosh Rai, Krishna Kumar Rai, Ved Prakash Rai
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-28 - Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
Stress Tolerance in Horticultural Crops: Challenges and Mitigation Strategies explores concepts, strategies and recent advancements in the area of abiotic stress tolerance in horticultural crops, highlighting the latest advances in molecular breeding, genome sequencing and functional genomics approaches. Further sections present specific insights on different aspects of abiotic stress tolerance