Climate and Crops in Humid Areas

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

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 4, Pg. 107-130

Document Type: Journal Paper


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 | Precipitation | Temperature effects | Light (natural) | Evapotranspiration | Diseases | Dust

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