Books  Sustainable Development  Agriculture & Food 

Managing Weather and Climate Risks in Agriculture

Edited By: Mannava V.K Sivakumar and Raymond P Motha

550 pages, 135 illus

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Sep 2007 | #169322 | ISBN-13: 9783540727446
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks Details
NHBS Price: £178.00 $223/€207 approx

About this book

In many parts of the world, weather and climate are one of the biggest production risks and uncertainty factors impacting on agricultural systems performance and management. Both structural and non-structural measures can be used to reduce the impacts of the variability (including extremes) of climate resources on crop production. While the structural measures include strategies such as irrigation, water harvesting, windbreaks etc., the non-structural measures include use of seasonal to interannual climate forecasts, improved application of medium-range weather forecasts and crop insurance. This book based on an International Workshop held in New Delhi, India should be of interest to all organizations and agencies interested in improved risk management in agriculture.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Food for Free (40th Anniversary Edition)

NHBS Special Offer Price: £14.99 £24.99 (Save £10.00) $19/€17 approx (ends 31/03/2017)

Beekeeping Study Notes

NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€17 approx

Beekeeping

NHBS Price: £11.30 $14/€13 approx

Microclimate: The Biological Environment

NHBS Price: £325.00 $406/€377 approx

Buzz: Urban Beekeeping and the Power of the Bee

NHBS Price: £16.99 $21/€20 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194