Introductory Agrometeorology/Micro-climate Modification

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Objectives of the chapter
  • To understand
    • importance and significance of microclimate modifications in agriculture
    • wind modifications and shelter belts

Micro climatic modification[edit]

- Artificial control of field environment to keep the optimum condition of plant growth and crop production - A practice of environmental control requires a complete knowledge of physiology of plants and physical environment.

it is be done through:

  1. Controlling wind velocity
  2. Controlling heat load
  3. Controlling water balance.

Agrometeorological Normals for Crops · Agroclimatic Regionalization