Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, June 15, 2012, Vol.153, p.57(8)
To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2012.03.004 Byline: Amit Kumar Srivastava (a), Thomas Gaiser (a), Heiko Paeth (b), Frank Ewert (c) Keywords: Climate change; SRES emission scenarios; Tuber crops; Yield; Moist savanna; Benin Abstract: a* EPIC model for Yam was used to assess the climate change impact on its yield. a* Response of major soils in study area was analyzed in relation to climate change. a* Reduced rainfall and nitrogen deficiency was the major constraint in yield decline. Author Affiliation: (a) University of Bonn, Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation, D-53115 Bonn, Germany (b) Geographical Institute, University of Wurzburg, Am Hubland, Wurzburg 97074, Germany (c) University of Bonn, Institute of Crop Science, Katzenburgweg 5, 53115 Bonn, Germany Article History: Received 14 August 2011; Revised 5 March 2012; Accepted 7 March 2012
Climate Change -- Environmental Aspects ; Climate Change -- Analysis ; Crop Yields -- Environmental Aspects ; Crop Yields -- Analysis ; Global Temperature Changes -- Environmental Aspects ; Global Temperature Changes -- Analysis
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