Climate change and agriculture – An appraisal

Chittapur, B.M. and Doddabasava, . and Potdar, M.P. (2018) Climate change and agriculture – An appraisal. Journal of Farm Science, 31 (1). pp. 1-11.

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Climate change due to global warming is the phenomenon affecting the survival and composition of biosphere globally which needs to be understood for its impact on agriculture by all particularly those engaged in agriculture to develop strategies for mitigation and adaptation, transfer them to fields/growers or policy makers for sustainability of agriculture and food security of the country which due to its subtropical placement is more prone to vagaries of climate change. The melting Himalayan glaciers, vagaries of monsoon, dependencce of agriculture on monsoon and ever increasing demographic pressures make the issue more important to be assessed and addressed on war footing, and, therefore, the review covering the enigma of climate change, global carbon cycle and role of agriculture, impact on water availability and crop performance, measures for climate proofing is presented in the article with special reference to Indian conditions.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Climate change, Global carbon cycle, Green house gas, Water availability
Author Affiliation: Agricultural Extension Education Centre, Koppal University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur - 584 101, Karnataka, India
Subjects: Atmosperic Science
Divisions: General
Depositing User: Mr T L Gautham
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2018 05:50
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2018 05:50

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