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Ecological crop productivity and climatic variability

Michael R. Moss

Ecological crop productivity and climatic variability

by Michael R. Moss

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Published by Dept. of Geography, University of Guelph in [Guelph, Ont.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural ecology.,
  • Crops -- Ecology.,
  • Crops and climate.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[Michael R. Moss, L. Strath Davis].
    SeriesOccasional papers in geography series -- no. 12, Occasional papers in geography (Guelph, Ont.) -- no. 12.
    ContributionsDavis, L. S., University of Guelph. Dept. of Geography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS589.7 .M67 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 154 p. :
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14776085M
    ISBN 100889553343

    The Trend of Climate Variability Effects on Dairy Farming in Masaba North, Nyamira County Kenya crop farming. Many hazards emanating from climate change are being experienced in Kenya as climate DBG are kept in different ecological zones with diverse production environments with different climatic characteristics (Ngeno and Bebe,   As interest in global climate increases, an understanding of the impact of major weather patterns such as El Nino grows in importance. This special publication takes an international approach to explore the impacts of climate variability on crop production and the potential of using seasonal climate forecasts for enhancing agricultural production.

    The overwhelming proportion (95%) of the cropped area and national annual crop production is under smallholder rain-fed farming (Tesfaye et al. ). Ethiopia is frequently cited as a country that is highly vulnerable to climate variability and change (World Bank ; Conway and Schipper ; Tesfaye et al. ). Historically, Ethiopia is.   Tao, F., Yokozama, M., & Zhang, Z. (). Modelling the impacts of weather and climate variability on crop productivity over a large area: A new process-based model development, optimization, and uncertainties analysis. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, , – Find this resource: Google Preview; WorldCat.

    The first book to cover quantification of climate variability; The only book dealing with greenhouse gas emissions and climate variability; His research focuses on the impact of climate change on crop ecology and rainfed ecosystem management. He is involved in the use of statistical and dynamic models as risk management tools to mitigate. Deterministic models of plant growth and other ecological processes permit detailed estimates of the effects of climate variability to be made under a wide range of climate conditions. Examples include mathematical simulation models of forest growth and composition (Botkin et al., ; Shugart, ) and agricultural crop growth and yield.


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