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1st Edition

Coastal Agriculture and Climate Change

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ISBN 9781032156767
November 30, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
174 Pages 15 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Changing climate in micro and macro level attribute to influence and bring changes in productivity and production trend of every industry including agriculture and its ecosystem. The influence of climate change and its environmental impact on coastal ecosystem greatly influence the life and livelihood of agrarian communities and people involved in allied industries. The book has been authored with objectives of providing understanding on the environmental problems, features of coastal ecosystem, advanced strategies for environmental protection, mitigation strategies for environmental problems in coastal areas and augmenting agriculture income from coastal areas.
Note: T&F does not sell or distribute the hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. This title is co-published with NIPA.

Table of Contents

1. Coastal Agriculture: Status & Strategies 2. Farming system approaches for climate resilience in coastal agriculture 3. Molecular breeding for salt and submergence tolerance in rice 4. New prediction models of innovative technologies for maximizing the production of greengram and blackgram in coastal areas. 5. Scaling up of traditional paddy varieties: A tool to combat climate change. 6. Physiological and biochemical traits associated with salinity tolerance in crop plants. 7. Microbiome component for sustainable management of soil   fertility and productivity in coastal farming. 8. Saline soil in coastal ecosystem – Issues and initiatives. 9. Impact of climate change on agricultural production. 10. Impact of climate change in horticultural crops. 11. Vetiver-a blessing to coastal ecosystem for an integral prosperity and ecological stability 12. Climate change and insect pest management in coastal agriculture: facts and problems. 13. Coastal biodiversity of India 14. Coastal agroforestry: Challenges and opportunities 15. Solid waste management & environmental awareness - The need of the hour.

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S. Babu, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India