In Copingwith Agrometeorological Risksand Uncertainties

Simone Orlandini, A. Dalla Marta, L. Martinelli

26.1 Introduction 463

26.2 Conditions of model implementation and application 464

26.3 ExamplesofUsingAgrometeorologicalModels 466

26.3.1 Modelsforsoilerosion 466

26.4 Water balance and irrigation 468

26.5 Crop protection 471

26.6. EarlyWarningSystems(EWS) 474

26.7 Conclusions 475

References 476

27 Managing Weather and Climate Risks in Agriculture Summary and Recommendations

Mannava V.K. Sivakumar, Raymond P. Motha

27.1 Introduction 477

27.2 Risk and Risk Management in Agriculture 477

27.3 Addressing Agrometeorological Risk Management during the Workshop 478

27.4 Workshop Summary 479

27.4.1 Risk in Agriculture 479

27.4.2 RiskandRiskCharacterization 480

27.4.3 ApproachestoDealingwithRisks 481

27.4.4 RiskCopingStrategies 483

27.4.5 PerspectivesforFarmApplications 484

27.4.6 ChallengestoCopingStrategies 485

27.5 Recommendations 486

27.5.1 RiskManagement 486

27.5.2 RiskManagementTools 486

27.5.3 ResearchNeeds 487

27.5.4 EmphasisonUserNeeds 488

27.5.5 Communication 488

27.5.6 Marketing 489

References 489

Subject Index 493

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