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American Journal of Environmental Protection. 2013, 1(4), 109-111
DOI: 10.12691/env-1-4-6
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Impact of Climate Change on Indian Agriculture & Its Mitigating Priorities

Manas Ranjan Senapati1, , Bhagirathi Behera2 and Sruti Ranjan Mishra3

1Department of Chemistry, Trident Academy of Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

2Former Director Environment, Government of Odisha

3Department of Chemistry, C. V. Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar, India

Pub. Date: November 12, 2013

Cite this paper:
Manas Ranjan Senapati, Bhagirathi Behera and Sruti Ranjan Mishra. Impact of Climate Change on Indian Agriculture & Its Mitigating Priorities. American Journal of Environmental Protection. 2013; 1(4):109-111. doi: 10.12691/env-1-4-6


This paper considers the needed adaptation measures including changes needed for mitigation to improve agriculture sector in India. It considers the likely changes that climate change will bring in temperature, precipitation and extreme rainfall, drought, flooding, storms, sea-level rise and environmental health risks and the overall impact on agriculture. The agricultural sector is the major source of employment in . Climate change has adverse impacts on agriculture, hydropower, forest management and biodiversity. Anticipated impacts on agriculture from climate change and its various aspects have been studied.

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