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Cover for Evolutionary plant breeding: a method for rapidly increasing on-farm biodiversity to support sustainable livelihoods in an era of climate change.

This chapter presents a method to rapidly increase on-farm biodiversity to support sustainable livelihoods in Iran in an era of climate change. The importance of evolutionary plant breeding in providing a large number of farmers access to a great amount of biodiversity in a relatively short time...

Author(s)
Rahmanian, M.; Razavi, K.; Haghparast, R.; Salimi, M.; Ceccarelli, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adaptation strategies to climate change to sustain food security.

This chapter concentrates on the impact of climatic change on food and water issues. An overview of global issues and trends will be followed by a more in-depth analysis of field-scale impact and adaptation strategies for the seven basins (Mekong, Rhine, Sacramento, Syr Darya, Volta, Walawe and...

Author(s)
Droogers, P.; Dam, J. van; Hoogeveen, J.; Loeve, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Maintaining sustainable agriculture under climate change: Zayandeh Rud Basin (Iran).

This paper discusses climate change impacts and adaptation strategies relating to the water resources, food production and environmental preservation of the Zayandeh Rud Basin (Iran).

Author(s)
Morid, S.; Massah, A. R.; Alikhani, M. A.; Mohammadi, K.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change in contrasting river basins: adaptation strategies for water, food and environment.

This book, which contains 13 separately authored chapters, has been developed from the ADAPT Project, focusing on the development of regional adaptation strategies to climate change and climate variability for water, food and the environment in river basins across the world. Chapter 1 describes a...

Author(s)
Aerts, J. C. J. H.; Droogers, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluating downscaling methods for preparing global circulation model (GCM) data for hydrological impact modelling.

This paper introduces four downscaling techniques and one spatial downscaling technique (kriging) used in the ADAPT project. Statistical methods 1 and 2 are simple methods that correct future projections based on annual and monthly averages, respectively. Method 3 adds to method 2 a correction...

Author(s)
Bouwer, L. M.; Aerts, J. C. J. H.; Coterlet, G. M. van de; Giesen, N. van de; Gieske, A.; Mannaerts, C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter

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