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The Resource Growing food in a hotter, drier land : lessons from desert farmers on adapting to climate uncertainty, Gary Paul Nabhan ; foreword by Bill McKibben

Growing food in a hotter, drier land : lessons from desert farmers on adapting to climate uncertainty, Gary Paul Nabhan ; foreword by Bill McKibben

Label
Growing food in a hotter, drier land : lessons from desert farmers on adapting to climate uncertainty
Title
Growing food in a hotter, drier land
Title remainder
lessons from desert farmers on adapting to climate uncertainty
Statement of responsibility
Gary Paul Nabhan ; foreword by Bill McKibben
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nabhan, Gary Paul
Dewey number
631
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
S613
LC item number
.N33 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arid regions agriculture
  • Crops and climate
  • Climatic changes
Label
Growing food in a hotter, drier land : lessons from desert farmers on adapting to climate uncertainty, Gary Paul Nabhan ; foreword by Bill McKibben
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Getting a grip on climate change: crossing the threshold into chronic climatic disruption of food security -- Seeking inspiration and solutions from the time-tried strategies found in the world's deserts -- Will harvest rain and organic matter for food: catching runoff as conventionally irrigated agriculture collapses -- Bringing water home to the root zone: getting more efficient at irrigation delivery -- Breaking the fever: reducing heat stress in crops and livestock -- Increasing the moisture-holding capacity and microbial diversity of food-producing soils -- Forming a fruit and nut guild that can take the heat -- When terraces are edged with succulents and herbaceous perennials -- Getting out of the drought: intercropping quick-maturing vegetables and grains in placed-based polycultures -- Getting in sync: keeping pollinators in pace and in place with arid-adapted crop plants
Control code
1432400
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 256 pages
Isbn
9781603584531
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013008070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1432400
  • (OCoLC)830030349
Label
Growing food in a hotter, drier land : lessons from desert farmers on adapting to climate uncertainty, Gary Paul Nabhan ; foreword by Bill McKibben
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Getting a grip on climate change: crossing the threshold into chronic climatic disruption of food security -- Seeking inspiration and solutions from the time-tried strategies found in the world's deserts -- Will harvest rain and organic matter for food: catching runoff as conventionally irrigated agriculture collapses -- Bringing water home to the root zone: getting more efficient at irrigation delivery -- Breaking the fever: reducing heat stress in crops and livestock -- Increasing the moisture-holding capacity and microbial diversity of food-producing soils -- Forming a fruit and nut guild that can take the heat -- When terraces are edged with succulents and herbaceous perennials -- Getting out of the drought: intercropping quick-maturing vegetables and grains in placed-based polycultures -- Getting in sync: keeping pollinators in pace and in place with arid-adapted crop plants
Control code
1432400
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 256 pages
Isbn
9781603584531
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013008070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1432400
  • (OCoLC)830030349

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