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Author International Workshop on Agrometeorological Risk Management: Challenges and Opportunities (2006 : New Delhi, India)

Title Managing weather and climate risks in agriculture [electronic resource] / Mannava V.K. Sivakumar, Raymond P. Motha, editors.

Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2007.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xxx, 503 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.)
Notes Papers presented at the International Workshop on Agrometeorological Risk Management: Challenges and Opportunities, held Oct. 25-27, 2006 in New Delhi, India; held in conjunction with the 14th session of the Commission for Agricultural Meteorology of the World Meteorological Organization.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note continued: 14. Water management in a semi-arid region: an analogue algorithm approach for rainfall seasonal forecasting / Giampiero Maracchi / Massimiliano Pasqui / Francesco Piani -- 15. Water Management -- Water Use in Rainfed Regions of India / Y. S. Ramakrishna / G. G. S. N. Rao / V. U. M. Rao / A. V. M. S. Rao / K. V. Rao -- 16. Examples of coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties for Integrated Pest Management / A. K. S. Huda / T. Hind-Lanoiselet / C. Derry / G. Murray / R. N. Spooner-Hart -- 17. Coping Strategies with Agrometeorological Risks and Uncertainties for Drought Examples in Brasil / O. Brunini / Y. M. T. da Anunciacao / L. T. G. Fortes / P. L. Abramides / G. C. Blain / A. P. C. Brunini / J. P. de Carvalho -- 18. Coping Strategies with Desertification in China / Wang Shili / Ma Yuping / HouQiong / Wang Yinshun -- 19. Coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties for water erosion, runoff and soil loss / P. C. Doraiswamy / E. R. Hunt, Jr. / V. R. K. Murthy -- 20. Developing a global early warning system for wildland fire / Michael A. Brady / William J. de Groot / Johann G. Goldammer / Tom Keenan / Tim J. Lynham / Christopher O. Justice / Ivan A. Csiszar / Kevin O'Loughlin -- 21. Scientific and Economic Rationale for Weather Risk Insurance for Agriculture / Peter Hoppe -- 22. Weather Index insurance for coping with risks in agricultural production / Ulrich Hess -- 23. Weather Risk Insurance for Coping with Risks to Agricultural Production / Pranav Prashad -- 24. Contingency planning for drought -- a case study in coping with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties / Roger C. Stone / Holger Meinke -- 25. Agrometeorological services to cope with risks and uncertainties / Raymond P. Motha / V. R. K. Murthy --
Note continued: 26. Using Simulation Modelling as a Policy Option in Coping with Agrometeorological Risksand Uncertainties / Simone Orlandini / A. Dalla Marta / L. Martinelli.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Siva Kumar, M. V. K.
Motha, Raymond P.
World Meteorological Organization. Commission for Agricultural Meteorology.
Subject Meteorology, Agricultural -- Risk assessment -- Congresses.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783540727446