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Sustainable Potato Production and the Impact of Climate Change

Sustainable Potato Production and the Impact of Climate Change
Author(s)/Editor(s): Sunil Londhe (International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF), India)
Copyright: ©2017
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1715-3
ISBN13: 9781522517153
ISBN10: 1522517154
EISBN13: 9781522517160


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The potato is a significant food around the globe in the grand scheme of consumption. However, changes in the Earth’s climate are threatening to negatively impact the growth and production of agriculture, namely potatoes, which in turn will greatly alter the dimensions of food.

Sustainable Potato Production and the Impact of Climate Change is an authoritative publication that provides the latest research on potato production in the future climate change scenario. Featuring exhaustive coverage on a variety of topics associated with food fundamentals such as, availability, stability, utilization, and accessibility, this reference work is an essential source for professionals, researchers and students seeking current research on the importance of potato cultivation.

Reviews and Testimonials

Researchers in agricultural sciences, botany, soil science, and related fields explore possible impacts of climate change on cultivating potatoes, the third most human-consumed crop (after rice and wheat). Among the topics are climate change and land suitability for potato cultivation in India, crop-weather interaction in potato in the South Bengal Plains, improved agronomic practices and input use efficiency for potato production under changing climate, towards the development of salt-tolerant potatoes, the impact of global climate change on potato diseases and strategies for mitigating it, and diseases of potato as a major constraint on potato production.

– Protoview Reviews

Author's/Editor's Biography

Sunil Londhe (Ed.)
Sunil Lalasaheb Londhe is associated as Soil Health and Geoinformatics Scientist with International Centre for Research in Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) popularly known as World Agroforestry Centre, New Delhi, India. He earned PhD degree from Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi and received M.Sc. in Agriculture in the subject of Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science with specialization in Land Resources Management. He is having 17 years of professional experience in agriculture research and development. He was associated as professional scientist with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, India, Jharkhand Space Applications Center (JSAC), Ranchi and National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, Nagpur. His current research interest includes Land Health, Agroforestry, Pedology, Climate Change, Land Degradation, Land Resources Inventory, Land Use Planning, Wasteland Change Analysis, Geoinformatics, and Spectral Reflectance of Soils.


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