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Changing climate and resource use efficiency in plants, Amitav Bhattacharya

Table Of Contents
Front Cover -- Changing Climate and Resource Use Efficiency in Plants -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface -- 1 Global Climate Change and Its Impact on Agriculture -- 1.1 Climate Change -- 1.1.1 Weather and Climate -- 1.2 Crop Responses to Expected Climate Change Factors -- 1.2.1 Light -- 1.2.2 Temperature -- 1.2.3 Precipitation -- 1.2.4 Wind -- 1.3 Interactive Effects of Carbon Dioxide and Climate Change -- 1.3.1 Photosynthetic and Productivity Interactions -- 1.4 Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Sinks -- 1.5 Climate Change and Resource Use Efficiency -- 1.6 Climate Change and Water-Use Efficiency -- 1.7 Climate Change and Radiation-Use Efficiency -- 1.8 Climate Change and Nitrogen-Use Efficiency -- 1.9 Implications of Fertilizers Under Changing Climate -- 1.10 Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture -- 1.11 Direct Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture -- 1.11.1 Changes in Mean Climate -- 1.11.2 Climate Variability and Extreme Weather Events -- 1.11.3 Extreme Temperatures -- 1.11.4 Drought -- 1.11.5 Heavy Rainfall and Flooding -- 1.11.6 Tropical Storms -- 1.12 Nonclimate Impacts Related to Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Impacts of Changes in Atmospheric Composition -- 1.12.1 CO2 Fertilization -- 1.12.2 Ozone -- 1.13 Climate Change Impact on Water Availability -- 1.14 Climate Change Impacts on Crop Water Productivity -- 1.15 Agricultural Productivity and Food Security -- 1.16 Future Impact of Climate Change -- References -- Further Reading -- 2 Radiation-Use Efficiency Under Different Climatic Conditions -- 2.1 Solar Radiation -- 2.2 Effect of Interception of Radiation Leaf Area Index on Crop Growth and Production -- 2.2.1 Leaf Area Index -- 2.2.2 Effect of Intercepted Radiation and Leaf Area Index on Growth and Crop Production -- 2.3 Low Soil Moisture and Radiation-Use Efficiency -- 2.4 Radiation-Use Efficiency as Affected by Temperature
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (326 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780128168370

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