Natural disasters and extreme events in agriculture: impacts and mitigation

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Agricultural production is highly sensitive to weather and climate-related disasters such as drought, storm and flood. While it is not possible to prevent the occurrence of natural disasters, the resultant disastrous effects can be reduced mitigated through proper planning and effective preparation. This book, based on a gathering of experts in Beijing, discusses ways to reduce the vulnerability of agriculture to disaster and extreme events, both by accurate and timely warning, and by impact-reducing countermeasures.

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subject_facet Agriculture -- Environmental aspects, Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses, BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental Economics, BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Green Business, Biogeosciences, Climatic changes, Climatology, Conference proceedings, Congresses, Earth sciences, Electronic books, Environnement, Meteorology, Monitoring/Environmental Analysis/Environmental Ecotoxicology, NATURE -- Natural Resources, Natural disasters, Natural disasters -- Congresses, Sciences de la terre
title_display Natural disasters and extreme events in agriculture impacts and mitigation
title_full Natural disasters and extreme events in agriculture [electronic resource] : impacts and mitigation / Mannava V.K. Sivakumar, Raymond P. Motha, Haripada P. Das, editors
title_short Natural disasters and extreme events in agriculture
title_sub impacts and mitigation
topic_facet Agriculture, BUSINESS & ECONOMICS, Biogeosciences, Climatic changes, Climatology, Earth sciences, Environmental Economics, Environmental aspects, Environnement, Green Business, Meteorology, Monitoring/Environmental Analysis/Environmental Ecotoxicology, NATURE, Natural Resources, Natural disasters, Sciences de la terre