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By So Kazama, Ayumu Sato, Seiki Kawagoe (auth.), Akimasa Sumi, Kensuke Fukushi, Ai Hiramatsu (eds.)

In fresh many years there was a becoming know-how of the way tricky the interactions are among people and the surroundings. thankfully, growth has been made in figuring out this courting, and new applied sciences were powerful in addressing environmental difficulties. despite the fact that belatedly, there was an acknowledgment of the incompatibility of the world's finite assets with humankind's more and more larger wishes for them, and of ways the sort of problem calls for broadened collaboration between engineers, social scientists, politicians and monetary powers. international contract that the fundamental problems with the twenty-first century can't be solved by way of anyone self-discipline has resulted in the idea that of sustainability. The transdisciplinary contributions chosen for inclusion during this booklet tackle those matters with an summary of the various fields of analysis concerning sustainability. This choice of paintings is meant to pave the best way for extra collaboration between scientists and international locations as well.

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The share of barley among the other coarse grains is around 50%. 59, showing that barley is vulnerable to higher temperatures. 42% in 2030. 63% during this period, as shown in Fig. 9. 30 J. Furuya and S. Kobayashi Fig. 7 Production of maize in the world Fig. 10 shows the production of rice in India. The variation is higher than for other rice-producing countries. Parameters of temperature in the yield function for Korea, Japan, and European countries are positive numbers; however, those for the US and India are negative numbers.

These random numbers are transformed into draws on the empirical error distributions, which maintain their historical correlated relationship and distributions. This process creates 150 sets of error draws, which are then inserted into the temperature and rainfall forecasting model with the same functional forms as functions 3 and 4. However, data sets are forecasted based on the A2 scenario and are used to create 150 simulated future temperature and rainfall paths. The procedure for creating correlated random climate variables is based on the program of Richardson et al.

12%, due to the relatively large negative parameter of temperature in the yield function. The variation in the production of maize in the world is also 2 Impact of Global Warming on Agricultural Product Markets 29 Fig. 5 Production of wheat in the world Fig. 6 Production of maize in the US higher than for wheat, other coarse grains, or rice, as shown in Fig. 7. This is because the parameter of temperature in the US is large and its impact spreads to other countries because the US is the price leader in maize.

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