Farming and the Food Supply

Farming and the Food Supply

Book - 2011
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With modernity's technology comes incredible things, such as being able to mass produce crops. It's easy to forget that our food supply is not unlimited. There are costs and limits to everything. This well-researched book explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges that farming and food supply faces as a result of global warming. Readers are introduced to farming and its relationship to global warming. They will analyze the effect of population growth and climate change on daily calorie availability. Impact on crops from changes in temperature, precipitation, and carbon dioxide are explained. Concerns about water, soil, and pests are relayed. Readers will also evaluate what the future may hold, based on the facts presented here.
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, c2011.
ISBN: 9780737751734
Characteristics: 135 pages :,color illustrations, color maps ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Miller, Michael E.

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