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Title Global climate change and agricultural production : direct and indirect effects of changing hydrological, pedological, and plant physiological processes / edited by Fakhri Bazzaz, Wim Sombroek
Published [Rome] : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ; Chichester ; New York : Wiley, 1996


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Description xii, 345 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents The climate change : agriculture conundrum / W.G. Sombroek and R. Gommes -- The effects of changes in the world hydrological cycle on availabilty of water resources / T.E. Evans -- The effects of global change on soil conditions in relation to plant growth and food production / R. Brinkman and W.G. Sombroek -- The CO₂ fertilization effect : higher carbohydrate production and retention as biomass and seed yield / L.H. Allen Jr., J.T. Baker and K.J. Boote -- The effects of elavated CO₂ and temperature change on transpiration and crop water use / S.C. Van de Geijn and J. Goudriaan -- Effects of higher day and night temperatures on growth and yields of some crop plants / Y.P. Abrol and K.T. Ingram -- Adverse effects of elevated levels of ultraviolet (UV)-B radiation and ozone (O₃) on crop growth and productivity / S.V. Krupa and H. Jäger -- Combined effects of changing CO₂, temperature, UV-B radiation and O₃ on crop growth / M.H. Unsworth and W.E. Hogsett -- The potential effects of climate change on world food production and security / G. Fischer [and others] -- Climate change, global agriculture and regional vulnerability / J. Reilly -- Integrating land-use change and evaluating feedbacks in global change models : the IMAGE 2 approach / R. Leemans, G.J. Van den Born and L. Bouwman -- Global change impacts on agriculture, forestry and soils : the programme of the global change and terrestrial ecosystems core project of IGBP / B. Tinker [and others] -- Global climatic change and agricultural production : an assessment of current knowledge and critical gaps / F.A. Bazzaz and W.G. Sombroek
Analysis Agriculture Effects of Climate
Notes Published in association with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Agricultural ecology -- Congresses.
Climatic changes -- Congresses.
Climatic changes.
Crops and climate -- Congresses.
Crops and climate.
Meteorology, Agricultural.
Author Bazzaz, F. A. (Fakhri A.)
Sombroek, Wim G.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
LC no. 96019503
ISBN 0471957631