Crops and Environmental Change
An Introduction to Effects of Global Warming, Increasing Atmospheric CO<sub>2</sub> and O<sub>3</sub>
CRC Press – 2005 – 421 pages
Examine important global environmental changes that will affect the future of agriculture!
Here is a complete introduction to the influence of global environmental changes on the structure, function, and harvestable yield of major field crops. It gives you an in-depth look at the effects of climate change, air pollution, and soil salinization. The book provides an introduction to the ramifications, both positive and negative, of these ongoing environmental changes for present and future crop production and food supply.
Crops and Environmental Change: An Introduction to Effects of Global Warming, Increasing Atmospheric CO2 and O3 Concentrations, and Soil Salinization on Crop Physiology and Yield integrates a discussion of the physiological effects of environmental change with background information on basic topics in plant physiology. Numerous charts, tables, and figures are included to assist in understanding the empirical effects of the environment on crops.
Topics addressed in Crops and Environmental Change include: