Climate and Crops in Humid Areas

by J. A. Riley,
P. H. Grissom,


Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 3, Pg. 492-513


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Discussion of geographical variation of precipitation, temperature, sunlight and day-length, humidity, evaporation and evapotranspiration and their general effect on crops; microclimate and its effect on crops; climatic influence on: diseases, insects, dust and spray operations, tillage and weed control, and fertilization; specific weather relations of certain crops. (20 refs.)



Subject Headings: Crops | Humidity | Light (natural) | Evapotranspiration | Temperature effects | Precipitation

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