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Cover for Spread.

This chapter deals with how parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus), with a humble origin in the neotropics, has ended up as a global weed with a pantropical distribution spreading across about 48 countries in the last five to six decades. The chapter specifically deals with the spread pathways...

Author(s)
Asad Shabbir; McConnachie, A.; Adkins, S. W.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crisis and conflict in agriculture.

This volume sets out to explore the dialectic relating agriculture, crisis and conflict, and attempts to expand the knowledge on these interactions. Part 1 of the volume (chapters 1-6) discusses thematic issues and methodological approaches to understanding the intersection of agriculture, crisis...

Author(s)
Zurayk, R.; Woertz, E.; Bahn, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book
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Cover for Adaptation strategies to address the climate change impacts in three major river basins in India.

The agriculture sector is highly vulnerable to climate change in many parts of the world. There is an increasing concern among farmers, researchers and policy makers about the potential impacts of climate change on food security and livelihoods. Researchers are using several climate change models...

Author(s)
Kakumanu, K. R.; Kuppannan Palanisami; Aggarwal, P. K.; Ranganathan, C. R.; Nagothu, U. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and health in South Asian countries.

This chapter focuses on the major potential impacts of climate change on health in South Asia. Environmental change and natural disasters are described. The primary, secondary and tertiary health impacts of climate change are discussed. The association of climate change with mental illness through...

Author(s)
Manpreet Singh; Rao, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evaluating adaptation options at crop level for climate change in the tropics of south Asia and west Africa.

Crop level adaptations to present and future climate are indispensable to farmers because their livelihood depends on crop-based income. Hence, quantifying impact and adaptation options at the field level is yet another important step in adaptation planning at farm-level. This chapter analyses the...

Author(s)
Singh, P.; Singh, N. P.; Nedumaran, S.; Bantilan, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change and global health.

This book describes the direct and indirect global impacts of climate change. It includes 30 chapters divided into 7 parts. Part I (Introduction) includes 2 chapters describing anthropocene and the impact of climate change on global health. Part II includes 4 chapters focusing on the primary health ...

Author(s)
Butler, C. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policy, planning and management at the land-water interface.

This chapter briefly discusses the policies, planning and management involved at the land-water interface in tropical coastal deltas in South, South East, and East Asia. Specifically, land and water management, aquaculture and fisheries, as well as rice-based agriculture in these areas are...

Author(s)
Szuster, B.; Hoanh, C. T.; Kam, S. P.; Ismail, A. M.; Noble, A.; Borger, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Crop stress management and global climate change.

The second in a three-part series on climatic change, this book addresses the challenges of the foreseen climate change for agriculture from a multidisciplinary point of view. The initial chapter discusses the global changes that gave rise to the beginning of agriculture. The rest of the book is...

Author(s)
Araus, J. L.; Slafer, G. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936808)
Type
Book

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