Climate Change and Agronomy: Adapting Crops for a Warmer World

Authors

  • Ghulam Mujtaba Department of Agronomy, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
  • Nasir Mehmood Khan Department of Agronomy, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.8726/1dhefy94

Keywords:

climate change, adaptation, innovations, crop resilience, sustainable farming

Abstract

Climate change presents significant challenges to global agriculture, necessitating urgent and innovative adaptation strategies to ensure food security. The increasing variability in temperature, precipitation, and the frequency of extreme weather events has profound implications for crop growth and yield, with substantial regional variations. Adaptation strategies, including the development of climate-resilient crops, advancements in farming practices, and the integration of technology in agriculture, are pivotal in mitigating these impacts. Case studies from Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Europe exemplify successful implementations of these strategies, highlighting both the potential and the challenges of adaptation efforts. Looking forward, the focus on emerging technologies, such as gene-editing, nanotechnology, and artificial intelligence, collaborative international research, and a commitment to environmental and socio-economic sustainability, is essential. The convergence of scientific innovation, policy support, and community engagement emerges as a key pathway for agronomy to navigate and thrive in the face of climate change, ensuring the resilience and sustainability of global agricultural systems.

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2023-11-21

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Climate Change and Agronomy: Adapting Crops for a Warmer World. (2023). International Journal of Research and Advances in Agricultural Sciences, 2(3), 88-97. https://doi.org/10.8726/1dhefy94

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