Impacts of El Nino and Climate Variability on Agriculture

Impacts of El Nino and Climate Variability on Agriculture

by Cynthia Rosenzweig
     
 

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.

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Overview

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.

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The proceedings from the October 1998 conference in Beltsville, Maryland comprise seven papers evaluating the impacts of climate variability on crop production and the potential of using seasonal climate forecasts for enhancing agricultural production. Specific chapters discuss predictions of the world's climate system, guidelines for regional analysis, methodology, and studies concerning the impact of El Nino on specific crop yields in North America, South Africa, and Australia. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780891181484
Publisher:
American Society of Agronomy
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Series:
ASA Special Publication Series
Pages:
126

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