Climate Dynamics in Horticultural Science, Volume One

The Principles and Applications

M. L. Choudhary (Redaktør) ; V. B. Patel (Redaktør) ; Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui (Redaktør) ; S. Sheraz Mahdl (Redaktør)

Climate change and increased climate variability in terms of rising temperatures, shifting rainfall patterns, and increasing extreme weather events, such as severe drought and devastating floods, pose a threat to the production of agricultural and horticultural crops-a threat this is expected to worsen. Les mer
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Climate change and increased climate variability in terms of rising temperatures, shifting rainfall patterns, and increasing extreme weather events, such as severe drought and devastating floods, pose a threat to the production of agricultural and horticultural crops-a threat this is expected to worsen.







Climate change is already affecting-and is likely to increase-invasive species, pests, and disease vectors, all adversely affecting agri-horticultural crop productivity. Advances in agricultural knowledge, science, and technology will be required to develop improved crop traits, such as temperature, drought, pest, and salt tolerance. This two-volume set gives readers an understanding of the issues and makes suggestions for ways to mitigate adverse climate change effects on crops.







The focus of Volume 1: The Principles and Applications in Horticultural Science is to identify impacts and suggest appropriate and effective adaptation and mitigation strategies. Volume 2: Impact, Adaptation, and Mitigation focuses on the impact of climate change on horticultural crops and offers ways to adapt practices to mitigate adverse effects. Together, the two volumes offer a diverse selection of chapters that address issues of importance to those in the horticulture industry, researchers, faculty, and others.











The books are an excellent resource for researchers; instructors; students in agriculture, horticulture, environmental science, and other allied subjects; and policymakers.

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Volume 1: The Principles and Applications in Horticultural Science

Preface

Hi-Tech Horticulture and Climate Change; P. K. Ray

Climate Change and Fruit Production; W. S. Dhillon and P. P. S. Gill

Climate Change: Impact on Productivity and Quality of Temperate Fruits and Its Mitigation Strategies; Nazeer Ahmed and S. Lal

Impact of Changing Climate on Productivity of Apple in Himalayas-Urgent Need for Mitigation of Hail Damage; K. K. Jindal

Empirical Appraisal of Some Weather Parameters Dynamics for Their Possible Implications on Mango Production in Some Important Mango Growing Regions with Special Reference to Lucknow Region of Uttar Pradesh; H. Ravishankar, Tarun Adak, V. K. Singh, B. K. Pandey, A. K., Singh, and B. R. Salvi

Prospects of Cashew Cultivation under Changing Climatic Conditions; P. L. Saroj and T. R. Rupa

Protected Cultivation Technologies for Vegetable Cultivation under Changing Climatic Conditions; Balraj Singh and R. K. Solanki

Climate Change and Its Impact on Productivity and Bioactive Health Compounds of Vegetable Crops; Pritam Kalia and R. K. Yadav

Functional Physiology in Drought Tolerance of Vegetable Crops: An Approach to Mitigate Climate Change Impact; A. Chatterjee and S. S. Solankey

Harnessing Heat Stress in Vegetable Crops towards Mitigating Impacts of Climate Change; Shirin Akhtar, Abhishek Naik, and Pranab Hazra

Climate Change Impact on Black Pepper and Cardamom; K. S. Krishnamurthy, K. Kandiannan, B. Chempakam, S. J. Ankegowda, and M. Anandaraj

Climate Change: Threat to Floriculture; Anil K. Singh and Anjana Sisodia

Climate Change: Breeding Strategies to Mitigate Abiotic Stress in Ornamental Crops; K. V. Prasad, T. Janakiram, Sapna Panwar, Bharat Sing Hada, and Prativa Lakhotia

Bamboo and Sustainable Development with Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges; Kamesh Salam

Climate Change Effects on Fruit Quality and Post-Harvest Management Practices; M. S. Ladaniya

Eco-Friendly Postharvest Treatments for Fruits; Ram Asrey and Kalyan Barman

Effect of Climate Change on Post Harvest Quality of Fruits; Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, V. B. Patel, and M. S. Ahmad

Impact of Climate Change on Food Safety; H. R. Naik and S. Sheraz Mahdi

Climate Change, Food Security, and Livelihood Opportunities in Mountain Agriculture; Amit Kumar, Nirmal Sharma, M. S. Ahmad, and Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui

Index