States Academic Press
Botany, Plant Science and Agriculture - Agricultural Sciences
Sustainable agriculture is a farming practice that seeks to fulfill the present food needs of the society without compromising the needs of the future generations. Agricultural productivity is constrained by exposure to extreme vulnerability of climate in the form of floods, droughts, heat, cold waves, unseasonal rains and cyclones. Efficient management of natural resources and developing climate resilient crop varieties are some major strategies that can be adopted for overcoming the challenges of climate change. One of the major approaches which focuses on sustainable agriculture to combat climate change is climate-smart agriculture. It seeks to achieve three prominent outcomes, namely, increasing productivity, enhancing resilience and reducing emissions. This book includes some of the vital pieces of works being conducted across the world, on various topics related to sustainable agriculture and climate change. It consists of contributions made by international experts. This book aims to equip students and experts with the advanced topics and upcoming concepts in this area of study.