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Last modified September 26, 2008 09:27

Under "New information for agrometeorologists" we mention relevant new web sites (before they become only routine links), data bases, software, CDs, trends, issues and other information in agrometeorology [Send items for inclusion to the Web Editor.]

Every drought is an opportunity’ — Last modified March 31, 2016 10:15
Free Press Journal. Mumbai, 30 March 2016
A new model emerges for monsoons in a changing global climate — Last modified March 30, 2016 08:39
By Jim Shelton. A Yale University study suggests that continent-scale monsoons will adapt to climate change gradually, without suddenly losing their watery oomph.
Livermore scientists find global ocean warming has doubled in recent decades — Last modified March 30, 2016 08:36
Lawrence Livermore scientists, working with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (link is external) and university colleagues, have found that half of the global ocean heat content increase since 1865 has occurred over the past two decades.
Farm Growth Hinges on Power Reform — Last modified March 14, 2016 14:59
The Budget seeks to double the income of farmers over the next five years. In terms of nominal income, Niti Aayog member Ramesh Chand estimates that cultivators' income nearly quadrupled between 2004-05 and 2011-12.
Organic Route to Put Nutrients Back Into Veggies — Last modified March 07, 2016 09:48
The New Indian Express. Chennai, 04 March 2016
N2Africa Podcaster no. 35 — Last modified March 07, 2016 09:47
I’m very much looking forward to meeting many of you at the Joint Pan-African Grain Legume and World Cowpea Conference that opens in Livingstone, Zambia, on 28 February.
Study: Second-generation biofuels can reduce emissions — Last modified February 22, 2016 08:26
Second-generation biofuel crops like the perennial grasses Miscanthus and switchgrass can efficiently meet emission reduction goals without significantly displacing cropland used for food production, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Illinois and collaborators published their findings in the inaugural edition of the journal Nature Energy. The researchers call it the most comprehensive study on the subject to date.
Study reveals deep ties between diverse tropical rainforests — Last modified February 17, 2016 08:47
Tropical rainforests play a vital role in the well-being of our planet, soaking up carbon dioxide and helping stabilize the global climate. Understanding the science of rainforests—the "lungs" of the planet—is critical to maintaining the fragile balance of Earth's ecosystems.
Why the sky used to be more blue — Last modified February 12, 2016 09:26
"Blue skies Smiling at me Nothing but blue skies Do I see"
Feeding food waste to pigs could save vast swathes of threatened forest and savannah — Last modified February 10, 2016 08:49
A new study shows that if the European Union lifted the pigswill ban imposed following 2001’s foot-and-mouth disease epidemic, and harnessed technologies developed in East Asian countries for ‘heat-treating’ our food waste to safely turn it into pig feed, around 1.8 million hectares of land could be saved from being stripped for grain and soybean-based pig feed production – including over quarter of a million hectares of Brazilian forest and savannah.
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