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Main Title Climate Change and Crop Production : Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Benkeblia, Noureddine,
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2018
Call Number S589.7
ISBN 9781315391861 (e-book : PDF)
Subjects Agricultural ecology. ; Climatic changes. ; NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection. ; SCIENCE / Life SCIENCEs / Botany. ; Agricultural education. ; Agricultural production systems. ; Climate mitigation and adaptation. ; Farming landscapes. ; Food production system sustainability. ; Food security.
Internet Access
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Edition First edition.
Collation 1 online resource (206 pages) : 31 illustrations, text file, PDF.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
Key features: Describes the effects and responses of the macro and micro levels of crops under the different components of climate change. Reports on the adaptation and resilience of food production systems within the changing climate. Covers how plants cope with the changing climate including physiological, biochemical, phenotype, and ecosystem responses. Provides an in-depth discussion on the importance of agricultural education connected to climate change. Presenting an overview of agroecology within the framework of climate change,this booklooks at the impact of our changing climateon crop production and agroecosystems, reporting on how plants will cope with these changes, and how we can mitigate these negative impacts to ensure food production for the growing population. It explores theways that farmerscan confront the challenges of climate change, with contributed chapters from around the world demonstrating the different challenges associated with differing climates.Examples are provided of the approaches being taken right now to expand the ecological, physiological, morphological, and productive potential of a range of crop types. Giving readers a greater understanding of the mechanisms of plant resilience to climate change, this book provides new insights into improvingthe productivity of an individual crop species as well as bringing resistance and resiliency to the entire agroecosystem. It offers a strong foundation for changing research and education programs so that they build the resistance and resilience that will be needed for the uncertain climate future ahead.