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Droughts and crop failure

Author: Kaitlyn Duling
Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square, 2019. ©2019
Series: 21st-century engineering solutions for climate change.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In the twenty-first century, droughts have become more common and more prolonged in many areas around the world. Among other effects, droughts have a significant impact on the crops that feed us. This book explores the topics of drought and crop failure throughout history and in modern times. Through detailed photographs, sidebars, and Did You Know boxes, it presents a vivid overview of droughts and crop failure  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Duling, Kaitlyn.
Droughts and crop failure.
New York : Cavendish Square, 2019
(DLC) 2018006695
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kaitlyn Duling
ISBN: 9781502638359 1502638355 9781502638366 1502638363
OCLC Number: 1022977344
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: What is drought, anyway? --
Drought and crop failure today --
Modern and future tech.
Series Title: 21st-century engineering solutions for climate change.
Responsibility: Kaitlyn Duling.

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"In the twenty-first century, droughts have become more common and more prolonged in many areas around the world. Among other effects, droughts have a significant impact on the crops that feed us. This book explores the topics of drought and crop failure throughout history and in modern times. Through detailed photographs, sidebars, and Did You Know boxes, it presents a vivid overview of droughts and crop failure around the world, examines the causes of such events, and studies key people and organizations creating new technologies that battle droughts and crop failure. Finally, this book delves into the technologies themselves, exploring their usefulness today and considering how they might be improved upon in the future." -- Amazon.com.

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