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Motha, Raymond P.

Managing Weather and Climate Risks in Agriculture

Motha, Raymond P. - Managing Weather and Climate Risks in Agriculture, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Extreme Weather and Climate Events, and Farming Risks
John Hay

2. Preparedness and Coping Strategies for Agricultural Drought Risk Management: Recent Progress and Trends
Donald A. Wilhite

3. Challenges to Coping Strategies with Agrometeorological Risks and Uncertainties in Africa
Elijah Mukhala, Adams Chavula

4. Challenges to Coping Strategies with Agrometeorological Risks and Uncertainties in Asian Regions
L. S. Rathore, C. J. Stigter

5. Challenges and Strategies to face Agrometeorological Risks and Uncertainties — Regional Perspective in South America
Constantino Alarcón Velazco

6. Agrometeorological Risk and Coping Strategies — Perspective from Indian Subcontinent
N. Chattopadhyay, B. Lal

7. Challenges to coping strategies in Agrometeorology: The Southwest Pacific
James Salinger

8. Challenges to agrometeorological risk management — regional perspectives: Europe
Lucka Kajfež Bogataj, Andreja Sušnik

9. Methods of Evaluating Agrometeorological Risks and Uncertainties for Estimating Global Agricultural Supply and Demand
Keith Menzie

10. Weather and climate and optimization of farm technologies at different input levels
Josef Eitzinger, Angel Utset, Miroslav Trnka, Zdenek Zalud, Mikhail Nikolaev, Igor Uskov

11. Complying with farmers’ conditions and needs using new weather and climate information approaches and technologies
C. J. Stigter, Tan Ying, H. P. Das, Zheng Dawei, R. E. Rivero Vega, Nguyen Viet, N. I. Bakheit, Y. M. Abdullahi

12. Information Technology and Decision Support System for On-Farm Applications to cope effectively with Agrometeorological Risks and Uncertainties
Byong-Lyol Lee

13. Coping Strategies with Agrometeorological Risks and Uncertainties for Crop Yield
Lourdes V. Tibig, Felino P. Lansigan

14. Water management in a semi-arid region: an analogue algorithm approach for rainfall seasonal forecasting
Giampiero Maracchi, Massimiliano Pasqui, Francesco Piani

15. Water Management — Water Use in Rainfed Regions of India
Y S Ramakrishna, G G S N Rao, V U M Rao, A V M S Rao, K V Rao

16. Examples of coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties for Integrated Pest Management
A. K. S. Huda, T. Hind-Lanoiselet, C. Derry, G. Murray, R. N. Spooner-Hart

17. Coping Strategies with Agrometeorological Risks and Uncertainties for Drought Examples in Brasil
O. Brunini, Y. M. T. Anunciação, L. T. G. Fortes, P. L. Abramides, G. C. Blain, A. P. C. Brunini, J. P. Carvalho

18. Coping Strategies with Desertification in China
Shili Wang, Yuping Ma, Qiong Hou, Yinshun Wang

19. Coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties for water erosion, runoff and soil loss
P. C. Doraiswamy, E. R. Hunt, V. R. K. Murthy

20. Developing a global early warning system for wildland fire
Michael A. Brady, William J. Groot, Johann G. Goldammer, Tom Keenan, Tim J. Lynham, Christopher O. Justice, Ivan A. Csiszar, Kevin O’Loughlin

21. Scientific and Economic Rationale for Weather Risk Insurance for Agriculture
Peter Höppe

22. Weather index insurance for coping with risks in agricultural production
Ulrich Hess

23. Weather Risk Insurance for Coping with Risks to Agricultural Production
Pranav Prashad

24. Contingency planning for drought — a case study in coping with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties
Roger C Stone, Holger Meinke

25. Agrometeorological services to cope with risks and uncertainties
Raymond P. Motha, V. R. K. Murthy

26. Using Simulation Modelling as a Policy Option in Coping with Agrometeorological Risks and Uncertainties
Simone Orlandini, A. Marta, L. Martinelli

27. Managing Weather and Climate Risks in Agriculture Summary and Recommendations
Mannava V. K. Sivakumar, Raymond P. Motha

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Keywords: SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / General SCI019000

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
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9783540727460

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