1st Edition

Coastal Agriculture and Climate Change

Edited By M. Prakash, S. Arivudainambi, S. Rameshkumar, S. Babu Copyright 2022
    174 Pages 15 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    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.

    1. Coastal Agriculture: Status and Strategies

    M. Prakash, G. Sathiyanarayanan, B. Sunilkumar and K.R. Saravanan

    2. Farming System Approaches for Climate Resilience in Coastal Agriculture

    R.M. Kathiresan

    3. Molecular Breeding for Salt and Submergence Tolerance in Rice

    S. Thirumeni, K. Paramasivam and J. Karthick

    4. New Prediction Models of Innovative Technologies for Maximising the Production of Greengram and Blackgram in Coastal Areas

    M. Pandiyan and P. Sivakumar

    5. Scaling up of Traditional Paddy Varieties: A Tool to Combat Climate Change

    A. V. Balasubramanian, R. Manikandan, A. Rajesh and Subhashini Sridhar

    6. Physiological and Biochemical Traits Associated With Salinity Tolerance in Crop Plants

    P. Boominathan and M. Pandiyan

    7. Microbiome Component for Sustainable Management of Soil Fertility and Productivity in Coastal Farming

    N. Ramanathan and K. Sivakumar

    8. Saline Soil in Coastal Ecosystem –Issues and Initiatives

    M.V. Sriramachandrasekharan

    9. Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Production

    S. Paneerselvam

    10. Impact of Climate Change in Horticultural Crops

    S. Ramesh kumar, D. Dhanasekaran and R. Jeya

    11. Vetiver-A Blessing to Coastal Ecosystem for an Integral Prosperity and Ecological Stability

    S. Babu, S. Ramesh Kumar and M. Prakash

    12. Climate Change and Insect Pest Management in Coastal Agriculture: Facts and Problems

    S. Arivudainambi and V. Suhasini

    13. Coastal Biodiversity of India

    K. Kathiresan and S. Mohan

    14. Coastal Agroforestry: Challenges and Opportunities

    Masilamani, P. C. Buvaneswaran and A. Alagesan

    15. Solid Waste Management and Environmental Awareness - The Need of the Hour

    Vasanthy Muthunarayanan


    M. Prakash, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India

    S. Arivudainambi, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India

    S. Rameshkumar, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India

    S. Babu, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India