Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Water examines the greenhouse gas emissions and their warming effect, climate change projections, crop productivity and water. The book explores the most important greenhouse gases that influence the climate system, technical terms associated with climate projections, and the different mechanisms impacting crop productivity and water balance. Adaptive and mitigative strategies are proposed to cope with negative effects of climate change in particular domains. This book will help researchers interested in climate change impacts on the atmosphere, soil and plants.
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1. Introduction 2. Emission of Greenhouse Gases 3. Climate Change Projections 4. Climate Change Impact on Crop Productivity and Water Balance 5. Climate Change Impact on Groundwater Resources 6. Adaptation and Mitigation
Dr. Jalota specializes in soil physics, water management and climate change impact on crop and water productivity. Dr. Jalota has authored three books and 68 research papers in this area. He is a Fellow National Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
B. B. Vashisht Soil Physicist, Punjab Agricultural University, India.
Sandeep Sharma Assistant Soil Microbiologist, Punjab Agricultural University, India.
Samanpreet Kaur Assistant Research Engineer, Punjab Agricultural University, India.