Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Vyas Pandey, A. K. Misra, S. B. Yadav
    Pages 11-20
  3. Lalu Das, Hanuman Prasad, Jitendra Kumar Meher, Javed Akhter, S. Sheraz Mahdi
    Pages 29-44
  4. M. M. Haque, J. C. Biswas, M. Maniruzzaman, A. K. Choudhury, U. A. Naher, B. Hossain et al.
    Pages 69-77
  5. N. P. Singh, S. K. Bal, N. S. More, Yogeshwar Singh, A. Gudge
    Pages 111-127
  6. Vishal Nath, Gopal Kumar, S. D. Pandey, Swapnil Pandey
    Pages 129-146
  7. P. K. Singh, R. S. Singh
    Pages 147-162
  8. Anshuman Kohli, Sudhanshu Singh, Sheetal Sharma, S. K. Gupta, Mainak Ghosh, Y. K. Singh et al.
    Pages 163-173
  9. Nintu Mandal, Rajiv Rakshit, Samar Chandra Datta, Ajoy Kumar Singh
    Pages 175-190
  10. Madhumita, S. Sheraz Mahdi, Suborna Roy Coudhary, Aziz Mujtaba Aezum
    Pages 191-205
  11. K. K. Singh, A. K. Baxla, Priyanka Singh, P. K. Singh
    Pages 207-216
  12. Latief Ahmad, S. Sheraz Mahdi, Raies A. Bhat, B. S. Dhekale
    Pages 229-237
  13. Latief Ahmad, S. Sheraz Mahdi, Raihana H. Kanth, Ashaq Hussain, K. A. Dar
    Pages 239-250

About this book


This book provides the most recent understanding about climate change and its effects on agriculture in India. Further in-depth research is showcased regarding important allied sectors such as horticulture and fisheries, and examines the effect of climate change on different cereal crops. The individual chapters discuss the different mitigation strategies for climate change impacts and detail abiotic and biotic stresses in relation to climate change. The book provides an insight into environmentally safe and  modern technologies approaches such as nanotechnology and utilization of underutilized crops under a changing climate.  This book provides a solid foundation for the discussion of climate resilience in agricultural systems and the requirements to keep improving agricultural production. 

This book is an excellent resource for researchers, instructors, students in agriculture, horticulture and environmental science.


Climate change in India Agriculture and cereal crops Nanotechnology in crops and agriculture Fisheries and horticulture Food insecurity and food production in India

Editors and affiliations

  • Syed Sheraz Mahdi
    • 1
  1. 1.Mountain Research Centre for Field CropsSher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of KashmirKhudwani, Anantnag, Kashmir, J & KIndia

About the editors

S. Sheraz Mahdi is currently working as an Assistant Professor-cum-Jr. Scientist (Agronomy) at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K), Shalimar, Srinagar, Kashmir (J&K), India with specialization in crop-climate modeling, climate change and cereal crops production. Before this, he has served the Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur, Bihar in the capacity of Assistant Professor, Agronomy for five years (2013-2017) and has been a member of natural resource management research advisory group of the University and state committee on climate change studies. He has worked on climatology of extreme weather events and their impact on rice-wheat cropping system in Bihar. Dr. Mahdi has also worked as a Research Associate at the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Srinagar, Kashmir. He took his PhD (Agronomy) degree from Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K) and is the recipient of the Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, Government of India. Dr. Mahdi has been also an independent researcher in the cold arid region of Kargil Ladkh (Jammu and Kashmir), India, and has guided 06 post-graduate and 05 under graduate students.  He has published more than 45 research papers, 12 books and some popular articles, covering some aspects of advanced agronomy in particular.

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