ISBN No. : 9789388022323
The men and women who produce our food; farmer, herders, ﬁshermen, indigenous people and forest dwellers are hit the hardest by the consequences of climate change. So, bringing together experts from all walks of life, this comprehensive book provides the authoritave scienﬁc informaon on importance of biodiversity and its relaon to crop improvement in the context of climate change. Climate change has negave impacts on soil, air, water, indigenous people, socio economic factors and all biological diversity, and thereby events increasing stress for agricultural and horicultural crops.
Therefore, harnessing crops against abioc stress like drought, heat and salinity is an essenal task for plant breeder, agronomist and horculturist. To make the book comprehensive, chapters discuss; Aached algal life forms of the high altudes ﬂooded rice ﬁelds of eastern Himalayas, Ethno-dermatological pracces of pl ants speci es among the tea tri bes of upper Assam, crop improvement of orange ﬂesh sweet potato of Manipur (Kangleipak), Impact of cl i mate change on bi odi versi ty, Laboratory eval uaon of bai t-i nsecci de combinaon against fruit ﬂy, Biosynthesis and biodegradaon of cyanide in nature, Resource conservaon for socioeconomic development in North-eastern India, Arﬁcial intelligence for preserving biodiversity, Decentralized governance; forest and land allotment for ST’s and Tradional forest dwellers, Physiological intervenons for yield and quality in tropical fruits. It also suggests a vision of new direcon and partnerships that are expected to evolve in this 2019-2020 regimes.
This book is an essenal resource for praccing horculture, plant breeding, biotechnology, socio-economic study, ethno-botany, taxonomy and environmental biology at Universies, Government agencies, NGOs and Industry. It should be also be use to researchers, scienst, teacher and student of Agriculture, Horculture, Life Sciences and Social Sciences engaged in crop improvement works, socio-economical studies and conservaon biologists.
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