TITLE

Climate change and agriculture in developing countries

AUTHOR(S)
Antle, John M.
PUB. DATE
August 1995
SOURCE
American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Aug95, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p741
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the impact of climate change on agriculture in developing countries. Impacts on tropical agriculture; Long-term trends in technology and productivity; Modeling adaptation of managed ecosystems.
ACCESSION #
9509276423

 

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