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Elevated Ultraviolet (UV)-B Radiation and Agriculture

Series: Environmental Intelligence Unit Series

By: SV Krupa, RN Kickert and H-J Jäger

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #82744 | ISBN: 354063892X
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About this book

Global climate change is the result of the complex system of atmospheric processes and their products. A main factor in this system is the increase in surface level ultraviolet (UV)-B radiation, which is known not only to cause human melanoma but also to affect terrestrial and aquatic life in general. This book illuminates the effcts of UV-B on global agriculture. It reviews the assessment methodology, the mechanisms of action and the effects of elevated UV-B on crops, weeds and pathogens.


Contents

Global climate and UV-B radiation; assessment methodology; elevated UV-B radiation and crops; mechanisms of action; crop-weed interactions; pathogen and pest incidence on crops; integrated view of environment - crop interactions.

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