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Author Miller, Debra A.

Title Farming and the food supply [electronic resource] / by Debra A. Miller ; Michael E. Mann, consulting editor.

Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (135 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps.
Series Gale virtual reference library
Confronting global warming.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ch. 1. Farming and global warming : an introduction -- ch. 2. Impact on crops from changes in temperature, precipitations, and carbon dioxide -- ch. 3. Concerns about water, soil, and pests -- ch. 4. Impact of global warming on livestock, dairy, and fish production -- ch. 5. The impact of projected climate changes on U.S. and world agriculture -- ch. 6. Global warming and food security -- ch. 7. Farming's impact on global warming -- ch. 8. Mitigation and adaptation in the agricultural sector -- ch. 9. Conclusion : the future of farming.
Summary Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on farming and the food supply.
Subject Crops and climate -- Environmental aspects.
Plants -- Effect of global warming on.
Climatic changes.
Food supply -- Environmental aspects.
Global warming.
Added Author Mann, Michael E., editor.
Gale Group.
Other Form: Original 9780737751734 (DLC) 2010046611
ISBN 9780737754742 (electronic book)
9780737751734 (hardcover)
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