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Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity

1st Edition

Edited by Rakesh S. Sengar, Kalpana Sengar

CRC Press

538 pages

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Explore the Relationship between Crop and ClimateAgricultural sustainability has been gaining prominence in recent years and is now becoming the focal point of modern agriculture. Recognizing that crop production is very sensitive to climate change, Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity explores this timely topic in-depth. Incorporating contri

Table of Contents

Climate change vis- is agriculture: Indian and global view-implications, abatement, adaptation and trade-off. Climate change and agromet advisoryservices in Indian agriculture. Crop modelling for agriculture productionand management. Statistical techniques for studying effect ofclimate change on crop production. Nanotechnological interventions for mitigating global warming. Role of biotechnology in climate resilient agriculture. Climate change effect on sugarcane productivity. Global warming impact on rice crop productivity. Unfolding the climate change impact on medicinal and aromatic plants. Impact of climate change on Indian agriculture. Crop adaptation to climate change: An insight. Influence of biotic and abiotic factors on yield and quality of medicinal and aromatic plants. Understanding the patterns of gene expressionduring climate change: For enhancing crop productivity. Acclimation and adaptation of plants todifferent environmental abiotic stresses. Global warming impact on crop productivity. Climate change and sustainability of biodiversity. Marker-assisted breeding approaches for enhancing stress tolerance in crops inchanging climate scenarios. Global climate change with reference to microorganisms in soil-agriculture ecosystem. Climate change impacts on agricultural productivity in Norway. Index.

About the Editors

Dr. Rakesh Singh Sengar is the associate professor, Department of Agriculture Biotechnology, College of Agriculture in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut. Dr. Sengar has 19 years of teaching, research, and extension experience to his credit. He has published more than 48 research papers, contributed 105 abstracts/papers to different conferences/symposiums/workshops organised at national and internationalforums, published 780 popular articles in Hindi and English languages in important journals and magazines, and four books. Dr. Sengar is the recipient of theBest writer' award from Vishwa Agro Marketing and Communication, as well as a number of other awards.

Kalpana Sengar, is the youngest recipient of the Women Scientist Fellowship award given by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. She has eight years of research experience to her credit in biotechnology. She completed her MSc in biotechnology at the CCS University and her PhD from MJP Roheilkhand University and is working as a women scientist at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture andTechnology. She has published more than 20 papers in reputed national and international journals and presented papers in several conferences. Her research interests are in agriculture, human nutrition, biotechnology, and plant tissue culture.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Ecology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General