An analysis of Anantapur climate

Naveen, P and Seetharama, N and Midya, D and Virmani, S M and Yogeshwara Rao, A (1991) An analysis of Anantapur climate. Monograph. ICRISAT( Patancheru).

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P. Naveen carried out most of the work reported here as a training project with the active support of N. Seetharama, D. Midya, S. M. Virmani, and A. Yogeshwara Rao. The authors are very grateful to Drs. G. Alagarswamy, Plant physiologist, F.R. Bidinger, Principal plant physiologist and Piara Singh, Senior soil scientist, for critically going through the manuscript and making valuable suggestions. P. Naveen is indebted to ICRISAT, and specially to Dr. J. M. J. de Wet, Program Director Cereals, and to Dr. D. L. Oswalt, Rincipal Training Officer and Program Leader, Human Resource Development Program, for giving him the opportunity to work at the ICRISAT Center.


Success or failure of rainfed crops depends upon the pattern and amounts of rainfall. However, other factors like temperature, photoperiod, wind also significantly influence the crops growth and yield. This document includes a description of Anantapur, India which is situated in dry tract with degraded soil, followed by statistical data on rainfall, air temperature, wind speed, humidity and evaporation and other climatic factors (cloudiness, sunshine, day length, and solar radiation) The document is enriched with 30 tables and 10 graphs

Item Type: Monograph (Monograph)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Climate, India, Andhra Pradesh, Rain, Air temperature, Humidity, Evaporation, Wind speed, RP7148
Subjects: Others > Climate Change
Depositing User: Mr T L Gautham
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2014 10:46
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 10:46
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