Climate change and agriculture in India: studies from selected river basins

Abstract

This book provides an overview of climate change in India using river basin data and analytical and econometric methods. It, first, makes a quantitative assessment of how climate change affects agricultural and food production systems; second, predicts how these systems may respond to climate change; and third, suggests adaptation measures and strategies to improve the income of farmers, increase production, save water and conserve environment.The work will be greatly useful to policy-makers, researchers and teachers of agricultural economics, environmental studies and economics and development studies as also to research organizations dealing with climate modelling and resource management.

Citation

Palanisami Kuppannan; Ranganathan, C.R.; Nagothu, U.S.; Kakumanu, K.R. Climate change and agriculture in India: studies from selected river basins. Routledge India, New Delhi, India (2014) 339 pp. ISBN 978-0415735995

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