Gaurav Sharma

Gaurav Sharma
Addressing climate change impact on horticultural production in central India
This study shows that while the area and production of horticultural crops in Madhya Pradesh has grown in the last decade the state is susceptible to climate change which may affect crop production in the future negatively Posted on 14 Nov, 2022 06:10 PM

Climate change is one of the most complex and challenging environmental threat faced by the world and has been affecting ecosystems in major ways. It is predicted that the global temperature may rise by 1.5– 2.0  °C over the next decade and lead to increase in heat waves, longer warm seasons, and shorter cold seasons.

Climate change and agriculture

A farm in Madhya Pradesh during monsoon (Image Source: Rajarshi Mitra/Wikimedia Commons)