480 pages, 75 b/w & col illus
This handbook reviews regional operational applications of agrometeorology in the form of case studies of the services and information that prepare farmers of different income levels for extreme weather and climate events and for the use of weather and climate "windows of opportunity" under conditions of a changing climate.
From the reviews: "The book could be named as the 'bible' of 'how to do in applied agrometeorology' ! useful for farmers and the welfare of people ! . presents valuable and in-depth information and enormous background knowledge for practical applications in agrometeorology and related services. It can be highly recommended for students as well as scientists, policy makers, persons in extension services and NGOs and others who are active or interested in operational services in the field of agriculture ! especially in and for developing countries." (J. Eitzinger, Journal of Agricultural Science, Vol. 149, February, 2011)
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