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Cover for Water, agriculture and conflict: global, national and local analysis of conflict in MENA, sub-Saharan Africa and the United States.

This chapter provides a different perspective on the scales of conflict. It sets out an analysis on three levels: (i) global; (ii) national/bilateral; and (iii) sub-national/local. The chapter argues that different levels have different facets of water conflict. While the global level is subject to ...

Author(s)
Keulertz, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plants and water.

This chapter focuses on the role of water in plant development and crop production. Information on the determination of crop water requirement is presented and the negative effects of water stress to the plant are discussed.

Author(s)
Finley, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646862)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The plant as a link between soil and atmosphere: an overview.

This chapter focuses on the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum and potential evapotranspiration demand of plants. The relations between potential evapotranspiration, soil water and transpiration are also discussed.

Author(s)
Ehlers, W.; Goss, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643816)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tropical forest hydrology.

This chapter provides the state of knowledge on the characteristics of the hydrological components of precipitation, evapotranspiration and stream flow generation in tropical forest regions by a review of cornerstone tropical literature and a pan-tropical perspective partly via the use of...

Author(s)
Kumagai, T.; Kanamori, H.; Chappell, N. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Geospatial technology applications in forest hydrology.

This chapter provides a detailed discussion on the geospatial technology (GT) applications in forest hydrological processes management that includes: (i) forest cover mapping and change analysis; (ii) forest soil water/moisture estimation and forested wetlands analysis; (iii) forest vegetation and...

Author(s)
Panda, S. S.; Masson, E.; Sen, S.; Kim, H. W.; Amatya, D. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hydrological processes of reference watersheds in experimental forests, USA.

This chapter provides an overview and comparison of factors influencing hydrological processes, especially stream flow dynamics and evapotranspiration, at ten relatively undisturbed reference watersheds in the USDA-EFR network. The chapter demonstrates the breadth of the hydrogeological,...

Author(s)
Amatya, D. M.; Campbell, J.; Wohlgemuth, P.; Elder, K.; Sebestyen, S.; Johnson, S.; Keppeler, E.; Adams, M. B.; Caldwell, P.; Misra, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Searching for pasture legumes for heavy clay soils in the Australian dry tropics and subtropics: III. The initial evaluation of introduced material.

A simple initial evaluation trial of germplasm potentially adapted to heavy clay soils was undertaken by the establishment of spaced plants of 90 accessions (12 genera involving 20 species) at three locations. The sites formed a rainfall gradient and the environments ranged from tropical moist...

Author(s)
Burt, R. L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forest evapotranspiration: measurement and modelling at multiple scales.

This chapter focuses on the processes that control canopy and litter interception (I) and transpiration (T), and methods to quantify these two major components of ET. Further, the chapter suggests that a new generation of ecohydrological models that combine the effects of CO2 on ET processes and...

Author(s)
Sun, G.; Domec, J. C.; Amatya, D. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of climate change on crop water requirements in Huang-Huai-Hai Plain, China.

Climate change will have important implications in the agriculture of water-short regions, such as Huang-Huai-Hai Plain (3H Plain), where expected warmer and drier conditions might augment crop water requirement (ETc). To evaluate the effect of climate change, a data set consisting of observed...

Author(s)
Liu Qin; Yan ChangRong; Yang JianYing; Mei XuRong; Hao WeiPing; Ju Hui
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of climate change and adaptation in agricultural water management in North China.

Water scarcity is one of the key problems in northern China. Efficient use and management of agricultural water resources is an important challenge in China's agricultural food production under a background of climate change. This chapter addresses issues of impacts of climate change and adaptation ...

Author(s)
Xia Jun; Mo XingGuo; Wang JinXia; Luo XinPing
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter

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