1st Edition

Climate Change and Agroforestry Systems
Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies

ISBN 9781771888226
Published February 21, 2020 by Apple Academic Press
422 Pages 22 Color & 95 B/W Illustrations

USD $169.95

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Book Description

This new volume addresses the burning issues of the impact of climate change, the alteration of environmental quality, and subsequent mitigation and adaptation strategies through various agroecosystem practices, primarily in agroforestry.

The book discusses in depth the impact of climate change on forests and other agroecosystems. It presents new research on mitigation strategies, looking at carbon sequestration in agricultural soils, environmental greening, natural resource management, and livelihood security. It provides a thorough analysis of the potential of various modern, improved, and scientific farming practices, such as climate-smart agriculture and agroforestry systems for climate change mitigation and adaptation. The book also examines the invasion of major fungal diseases in forests and agricultural crops due to climatic fluctuations and goes on to look at water and waste management practices.


Table of Contents

1. Impact of Climate Change on Agroecosystems and Mitigation Strategies

Abhishek Raj et al.

2. Agroforestry for Climate Change Mitigation, Natural Resource Management, and Livelihood Security

Abhishek Raj et al.

3. Potential of Agroforestry and Environmental Greening for Climate Change Minimization

A. O. Akanwa et al.

4. Mitigation of Climate Change through Carbon Sequestration in Agricultural Soils

Zia Ur Rahman Farooqi et al.

5. Agroforestry: Soil Organic Carbon and Its Carbon Sequestration Potentials

Nongmaithem Raju Singh et al.

6. Climate Change, Soil Health, and Food Security: A Critical Nexus

Abhishek Raj et al.

7. Linking Social Dimensions of Climate Change: Transforming Vulnerable Smallholder Producers for Empowering and Resiliency

Sumit Chakravarty et al.

8. Invasion of Major Fungal Diseases in Crop Plants and Forest Trees Due to Recent Climatic Fluctuations

Narendra Kumar and S. M. Paul Khurana

9. Utilization of Boiling Water of Rice: A Case Study of Sustainable Water Management at Laboratory Scale, Ambikapur, Surguja, Chhattisgarh, India

Vijay Rajwade et al.

10. Importance of Forests and Agriculture in Global Climate Change

Vishnu K Solanki, Vinita Parte, and Vinita Bisht

11. Solid Waste Management Scenario in Ambikapur, Surguja, Chhattisgarh: A Sustainable Approach

Keerti Mishra et al.

12. Environmental Education: An Informal Approach through Seminar Talk Along with a Documentary Film

Buddhadev Mukhopadhyay and Jayanta Kumar Datta



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Abhishek Raj, PhD, is a Research Scholar in the Department of Forestry at Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India, and is the author or co-author of more than 20 research and review papers in peer-reviewed journals, 10 book chapters, and several extension articles.

Manoj Kumar Jhariya, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Farm Forestry at Sarguja University Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, India, and is the author or co-author of more than 60 research papers in peer-reviewed journals along with four books, many book chapters, and several extension articles. He is an editorial board member of several journals and a life member of several professional organizations.

Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Farm Forestry, Sarguja Vishwavidyalaya, Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, India. He has published many research papers and articles, over 10 book chapters, and several of books with national and internationally reputed publishers. He is a member of several academic societies of India.

Arnab Banerjee, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Sarguja Vishwavidyalaya, Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, India. He has published over 60 research papers in reputed national and international journals as well as five books and 10 book chapters. He is a life member of the Academy of Environmental Biology.