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Food-climate interactions : proceedings of an international workshop held in Berlin (West), December 9-12, 1980

Author: Wilfrid Bach; Jürgen Pankrath; Stephen Henry Schneider
Publisher: Dordrecht, Holland ; Boston : D. Reidel Pub. Co. ; Boston : Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Boston, ©1981.
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Food-climate interactions.
Dordrecht, Holland ; Boston : D. Reidel Pub. Co. ; Boston : Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Boston, ©1981
(OCoLC)654794913
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfrid Bach; Jürgen Pankrath; Stephen Henry Schneider
ISBN: 9027713537 9789027713537 9027713545 9789027713544
OCLC Number: 7876559
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxi, 504 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: I / Overview.- Interactions of Food and Climate: Issues and Policy Considerations.- Dimensions of the World Food and Climate Problem.- II / World Food Demand and Supply - Present and Future.- World Food Needs and Prospects.- Population Growth, Nutrition and Food Supply.- Seawater-Based Agriculture as a Food Production Defense against Climate Variability.- Agricultural Development Prospects until the Year 2000.- Discussion.- III / Climatic Variability and Food Production.- Climate Variability and Crop Yield in High and Low Temperate Regions.- Climatic Variability and Crop Yields in the Semi-Arid Tropics.- Climatic Variability and Sustainability of Crop Yield in the Moist Tropics.- Climate and Aquatic Food Production.- Discussion.- IV / Vulnerability of Food Supplies.- Water Resources and Food Supply.- Soil Management and the Food Supply.- Interrelations between Pests and Climatic Factors.- Food, Energy, and Climate Change.- Towards a Conservation Strategy to Retain World Food and Biosphere Options.- Discussion.- V / Assessment of Climate/Food Interactions.- Basic Data Requirements - Experience with the World Wheat Experiment of the World Meteorological Organization.- The Technology of Crop/Weather Modeling.- State of the Art of Predicting Short Period Climatic Variations.- Climatic Variability and Coherence in Time and Space.- Discussion.- VI / Policy Implications of Food/Climate Interactions.- Economic Consequences of Food/Climate Variability.- Strategies to Deal with Climate/Food Interactions in Developed Countries.- Strategies to Increase Food Production in Developing Countries.- Discussion.
Responsibility: edited by Wilfrid Bach, Jürgen Pankrath, and Stephen H. Schneider.

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