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Climate Change

Covering all aspects of climate change in relation to agriculture, forestry, public health, rural development and tourism.

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Abstract

Quantifying the potential costs of catastrophic and climate impacted hazards is a challenging but important exercise as the occurrence of such events is usually associated with high damage and uncertainty. At the local level, there is often a lack of information on rare extreme events, which means...

Authors
Keighley, T.; Longden, T.; Mathew, S.; Trück, S.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Journal of Environmental Management, 2018, 205, pp 262-273
News Article

Rainfall patterns can often be a driver of hunger and poverty, which can lead to food insecurity and poor nutrition among vulnerable...

Date
November 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole
CAB ReviewFull Text

Greenhouse gases (GHG: carbon dioxide, CO2; methane, CH4; and nitrous oxide, N2O) are produced as part of the carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) cycle on farms. Livestock production, N fertilizer use and rice cultivation are the main farm activities producing CH4 and N2O, while CO2 emissions are due to...

Date
November 2017
Subjects
anaerobic digestion; animal manures; carbon dioxide; domestic animals; emissions; fermentation; greenhouse gases; livestock; methane; nitrogen fertilizers; nitrous oxide; rice
Authors
Wagner-Riddle, C.; VanderZaag, A.; Jaysundara, S.; Congreves, K.
Event

5 - 7 February 2018 - Tours

Venue
Tours
Country
France
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change challenges and adaptations at farm-level: case studies from Asia and Africa.

This book is a compendium of studies on climate change challenges and adaptations at the farm level, capturing research carried out across the continents of Asia and Africa. Chapter 1 is on the introduction to climate change vulnerability and adaptation strategies with rural farm-level perspective....

Authors
Singh. N. P.; Bantilan, C.; Byjesh, K.; Nedumaran, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
AbstractFull Text

An investigation was carried out with the objectives to identify the naturally occurring forage species, seasonal availability, production patterns under different climatic zones and production performance and methane emission from dairy cow under existing feeding systems. For this purpose, three...

Authors
Rahman, S. M. R.; Sarker, N. R.; Amin, M. R.; Kamruzzaman, M.; Haque, M. R.
Publisher
Bangladesh Animal Husbandry Association
Publication
Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 46, 2, pp 150-158
AbstractFull Text

The climate changes represent constraining factors for crops growth and development. The progressive warming of the atmosphere, resulting from the synergic action of several natural and anthropic factors, has contributed to the diminution of rainfall at soil level. The irrigation of crops, a...

Authors
Roșu, E.; Dona, I.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2017, 17, 3, pp 357-362
AbstractFull Text

Across East Africa, national seed policies and commercial seed enterprises have focused on increasing farmers' access to modern seed varieties. These new varieties are developed and delivered to farmers via the formal seed system, which is comprised of government and private sector seed breeders,...

Authors
Otieno, G. A.; Reynolds, T. W.; Karasapan, A.; Noriega, I. L.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education
Publication
Sustainable Agriculture Research, 2017, 6, 4, pp 12-30
AbstractFull Text

Global climate change has intensified in recent years, the main cause of which is attributed to the increased concentration of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere. The three main GHGs are carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O). Animal production operations can be a big...

Authors
Ruggieri, A. C.; Cardoso, A. da S.
Publisher
Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal
Publication
Archivos Latinoamericanos de Producción Animal, 2017, 25, 1/2, pp 37-44
AbstractFull Text

Animal production in Latin America based on tropical pastures contributes significantly to the Agricultural Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Edapho-climatic conditions and the land tenure system are among the determining factors of different types of animal production in the various countries. Based...

Authors
Lira, M. de A.; Mello, A. C. L. de; Cunha, M. V. da; Santos, M. V. F. dos; Dubeux Júnior, J. C. B.; Lira Junior, M. de A.; Apolinário, V. X. de O.
Publisher
Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal
Publication
Archivos Latinoamericanos de Producción Animal, 2017, 25, 1/2, pp 1-23

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