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Cover for Introduction.

This book provides a detailed analysis of the impacts of climate change on various tropical ecosystems in Tanzania and their related aspects of economic endeavour - from agriculture, marine resources and wildlife to weather forecasting. The analyses concentrate on Real and potential impacts of...

Author(s)
Mung'ong'o, C. G.; Yanda, P. Z.; Mabhuye, E. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change impacts and sustainability: ecosystems of Tanzania.

This book presents the current state of research at the University of Dar es Salaam linking climate change and ecosystems' integrity in the tropics with particular focus on Tanzania. The focus of the book is on the implications of climate change on various aspects of economic endeavour - from...

Author(s)
Yanda, P. Z.; Mung'ong'o, C. G.; Mabhuye, E. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Abiotic stress effects on vegetable crops.

This chapter focuses on the effects of high and low temperature, drought and flooding, and salinity on vegetable crops. The stress factors impacting vegetable crops reviewed in this chapter can be grouped into those that can be avoided or moderated by physical structures, such as covers to mitigate ...

Author(s)
Wien, H. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Injuries to banana caused by adverse climate and extreme weather.

Banana is sometimes grown in areas, such as those found in the subtropics, where climates are suboptimal for good growth for certain periods of the year. Here, adverse temperature conditions extend the period it takes to produce a crop and can give rise to fruit quality disorders. In addition,...

Author(s)
Israeli, Y.; Lahav, E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Turkey: Climate change and coastal tourism: impacts of climate change on the Turquoise Coast.

This chapter tries to assess the severity of expected climate change impacts on tourism at the Turquoise Coast (Turkey) and build up an adaptation agenda for the concerned parties. First, sea level rise projections are considered to understand the degree of exposure at the immediate coastal zone. A ...

Author(s)
Demiroglu, O. C.; Akbas, A.; Turp, M. T.; Ozturk, T.; An, N.; Kurnaz, M. L.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Vietnam: Climate change impacts on UNESCO World Heritage - the case of Hoi An Ancient Town.

This chapter presents a case study that analyses the impacts of climate change on the tourism industry in Hoi An, then discusses the effectiveness in response to the change taken by various sectors. The case study established that the heritage city has been affected in three ways: directly from...

Author(s)
Bui, H. T.; Tuan Anh Le
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Natural disasters, extreme events and vector-borne diseases: impact on urban systems.

Various host-vector-pathogen systems will be affected in different ways by particular aspects of climate. The likelihood of a particular class of climatic event causing or leading to an increase (or decrease) in vector-borne disease outbreaks will depend heavily on the ecology of the vectors (such...

Author(s)
Moore, C. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change impacts on urban pests.

This book reviews the influence of climate change on urban and public pests such as mosquitoes, flies, ticks, and wood pests (such as termites), with respect to population, distribution, disease, damage and control. Consisting of 13 chapters, the book systematically addresses how the impact of...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Flooding stress tolerance in plants.

Global warming is associated with an increase in submergence and flooding events, which makes many ecosystems worldwide vulnerable to low oxygen stress. Water submersion can severely affect crop production, since it drastically reduces the oxygen needed for plant respiration, and thus survival....

Author(s)
Pucciariello, C.; Perata, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647296)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Challenges of climate change to strawberry cultivation: uncertainty and beyond.

This chapter deals with the emerging challenges posed due to climate change and its impact on strawberry cultivation, including its influence on photoperiodic flowering, vernalization, disease and pest outbreaks. The major environmental factors affecting plant growth and productivity are described, ...

Author(s)
Husaini, A. M.; Xu, Y. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646633)
Type
Book chapter

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