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The impact that climate change can have on plant growth and agricultural systems
This short introduction discusses how elevated CO2 together with increases in drought and high temperature may impact upon the growth and development of plants, particularly with reference to some agricultural systems.
Introduction to Agriculture in Small States
(Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC), 2010-03)
Upon completion of the “Introduction to Agriculture Course”, you will be able to: 1. Explain the importance of agriculture to small states. 2. Demonstrate an appreciation of the relevance of agriculture to food security. 3. ...
(National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), 2014-06)
How do we adapt agriculture to climate change?
This unit looks at how industrial agriculture is one of the anthropogenic causes of climate change. It goes on to consider what adaptations must be adopted in order to mitigate its impact on climate change. The concept of ...
Social issues and GM crops
(The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
The genetic manipulation of plants and animals and their use in agriculture is one of the most controversial scientific developments of recent times. This unt takes a look at the 'science behind the headlines' and the ...
(National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), 2014-05)
Introduction ; Signification of cooperation to Indian agriculture ; Definition of co-operation ; Objectives ; Principles of co-operation; Development of co-operation in India; Structure of agricultural cooperatives ...