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Weather and Yield: Developments in Crop Science, 20

Out of Print

Series: Developments in Crop Science

Edited By: J Petr

288 pages, B/w plates, figs, tabs

Elsevier

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #85275 | ISBN: 0444988033
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Contents

Preface. 1. The effect of weather on crop production. 2. The importance of meteorological information for the management of crop production. 3. The climate. 4. The atmosphere and its physical characteristics. 5. Meteorological services to agriculture. 6. The use of meteorological forecasts. 7. The effect of weather on plant production. 8. Influence of weather on nutrient uptake. 9. Influence of weather on the incidence of diseases and pests. 10. The influence of weather on weeds. 11. The effect of weather on the biological and economic yield of cereals. 12. The effect of weather on the biological and economic yields of legumes. 13. The effect of weather on biological and economic yield of winter rape. 14. The effect of weather on the yield and quality of sugar beet. 15. The effect of weather on the yield and quality of potatoes. 16. Weather and grasslands: herbage yields and quality. 17. Mathematical models in agricultural meteorology. 18. Remote sensing of the Earth's surface from the Space: possibilities for use in agrometerology. References. Index.

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