Designed as a textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students of agriculture, it fulfills the need for an up-to-date comprehensive information (as per the syllabus framed by ICAR) on the theoretical and applied aspects of agricultural meteorology.
This book is recommended in Central Agricultural University, Manipur, Assam Engineering College, Assam.
Illustrated with graphs, schematic representations, photographs and pictures, the scope of the book is divided into three major areas of study:
1. Discusses the basic aspects of agricultural meteorology; introduces the principal meteorological variables (with emphasis on radiation and temperature) that govern the atmosphere and highlights the causal factors leading to the global and local weather and climate variations like atmospheric pressure and winds, clouds, monsoon and precipitation.
2.Addresses the effects of weather on various crops and discusses applications of Hopkin