Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Rainfall variability across India. 3. Climate change and food security. 4. Climate change: extreme events, causes and effects on agriculture and farmers economy. 5. Climate risk management in smallholder farming systems in the semiarid tropics. 6. Climate change and agriculture: experiences in Kerala. 7. Practicing smart agriculture in Tamil Nadu. 8. Climate resilient agriculture in Karnataka. 9. Climate change and agriculture: experiences in north Karnataka. 10. Climate change and agriculture in Andhra Pradesh. 11. Climate change vulnerability and adaptation strategies for Maharashtra. 12. Climate change and rice cultivation over Konkan region of Maharashtra: a case study. 13. Climate resilient agriculture in Chhattisgarh. 14. Climate and agriculture in Gujarat: retrospective and prospective view. 15. Haryana towards climate resilient agriculture. 16. Climate resilient agriculture – Punjab scenario. 17. Climate change impacts in agriculture over Jammu and Kashmir. 18. Climate change and agriculture scenario in temperate and cold arid region. 19. Climate resilient agriculture in Himachal Pradesh. 20. Climate change and Bihar agriculture: assessment, projection and risk management. 21. Climate resilient agriculture in Jharkhand. 22. Climate change mitigation strategies in north eastern region. 23. Rice genotypes through modeling under projected climate change in eastern India. 24. Climate change impacts on soil micro-flora and fauna. 25. Importance of monitoring weather parameters in crop insurance schemes. 26. Strategies for improved agro-advisory services to farmers. 27. Agro-meteorological products in agro-advisory services. 28. Geospatial technologies for impact assessment of extreme weather events on agriculture. 29. Role of satellites in climate change monitoring. 30. Nabard’s initiatives and interventions in climate change. 31. Climate change and sorghum productivity in India. 32. Impacts of climate change on Indian wheat production.
This book revolves around interventions to minimize crop losses due to global warming and climate change across the Country. In that respect, the contributions emerged based on research findings from different parts of the Country in the ICAR and SAUs system are noteworthy, unique and innovative.