February 28, 2007
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Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 9, NUMBER 1, JANUARY 1996
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
IMPACTS ON AGRICULTURE
Modeling the Impact of Climate Change on Rice Production in Asia,
R.B. Matthews, M.J. Kropff et al., Eds., 304 pp., 1995, $90/£49.95 (CAB
The result of collaboration between the Intl. Rice Res. Inst. and the U.S.
Environ. Protection Agency. The book quantifies the impact of climate change on
rice production using crop simulation models and integrates existing knowledge
of the effects of increased levels of CO2 and temperature. Provides detailed
scenarios for major rice-producing countries.
Food, Climate and Carbon Dioxide: The Global Environment and World
Food Production, S. Wittwer, 1995, $69.96 (CRC Press).
Emphasizes the effects on crops of economic value, especially food crops
that stand between people and starvation. Based on scientific studies, but the
terminology is accessible to a broad audience. Concludes that the global warming
policy debate should not ignore the considerable positive benefits that could
result from elevated CO2. Extensively referenced, with a lengthy, 31-page
Climate Change and Agriculture: Analysis of Potential International
Impacts (ASA Spec. Pub. 59), C. Rosenzweig, J.T. Ritchie et al., Eds., 382
pp., 1995, $34/$28 SSSA members (SSSA).
Covers systematic interdisciplinary and international studies.
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