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Climate change and agriculture

This book gives a holistic overview of both the impacts of climate change on agriculture and the contribution of agriculture to climate change, describes how to predict these interactions, and offers strategies for “climate-smart agriculture”.

Publisher’s summary

Climate change is the biggest challenge agriculture faces. Part 1 of this collection reviews current research on the impacts of climate change on agriculture, such as the effects of increased temperatures, as well as the ways these impacts can be modelled. Part 2 assesses what we know about the contribution of agriculture to climate change, including the impacts of both crop and livestock production as well as land use. Part 3 surveys mitigation strategies to achieve a more ‘climate-smart’ agriculture such as the role of integrated crop-livestock and agroforestry systems. 

 

Reference

Deryng, D. (2020). Climate Change and Agriculture. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Cambridge.

Read more here. See also the Foodsource chapter Impacts of climatic and environmental change on food systems.

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02 Dec 2019
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