Issue
Agron. Sustain. Dev.
Volume 29, Number 3, July-September 2009
Page(s) 433 - 446
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/agro/2008068
Published online 01 July 2009
Agron. Sustain. Dev. 29 (2009) 433-446
DOI: 10.1051/agro/2008068

Climate change in Europe. 3. Impact on agriculture and forestry. A review


Carlo Lavalle1, Fabio Micale2, Tracy Durrant Houston1, Andrea Camia1, Roland Hiederer1, Catalin Lazar2, Costanza Conte2, Giuseppe Amatulli1 and Giampiero Genovese3

1  European Commission Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Land Management and Natural Hazards Unit, Via E. Fermi, 2749, 21027 Ispra (VA), Italy
2  European Commission Joint Research Centre, Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen, Agriculture Unit, Via E. Fermi, 2749, 21027 Ispra (VA), Italy
3  European Commission Directorate General Agriculture and Rural Development, Directorate C: Economics of agricultural markets and CMO, Via E. Fermi, 2749, 21027 Ispra (VA), Italy

Accepted 15 November 2008; published online 1 July 2009

Abstract - This article reviews major impacts of climate change on agriculture and forestry.


Key words: climate change / agriculture / forestry / CO2 / growing season / crop yield / frost damage / phenology / flowering / crop cycle / temperature / sowing date / grapevine / maize / wheat / water demand / irrigation / drought / carbon cycle / fire danger

Corresponding author: carlo.lavalle@jrc.it

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