Climate change and agricultural ecosystem: Challenges and microbial interventions for mitigation


  • R. V. VYAS Department of Agricultural Microbiology, B. A. College of Agriculture, Anand Agricultural University, Anand-388110, Gujarat, India
  • Y. K. JHALA Department of Agricultural Microbiology, B. A. College of Agriculture, Anand Agricultural University, Anand-388110, Gujarat, India



Agro-ecosystem, Climate change, green house gases, Biofertilizer, rice cultivation, , AFOLU


Climate change has an impact on agricultural activity because of its direct reliance on climate change. There are two types of relationships between agriculture and climate change, and they are extremely important, particularly for developing and underdeveloped or low-income countries, which rely heavily on agriculture for subsistence and lack adaptation infrastructure when compared to developed countries. Geographically high-latitude places that already have low temperatures might benefit from a prolonged growing season when temperatures rise due to climate change. GHG emissions such as carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, and methane have an impact on agricultural lands. Gases have an impact on climate through emitting greenhouse gases. Emissions are mostly caused by tillage operations, fossil fuels, fertilized agricultural soils, and farm animal waste, and have a significant impact on the agriculture industry. Agriculture, on the other hand, might be a solution to climate change by lowering emissions and extensively implementing mitigation and adaptation measures. Best management approaches such as use of microbial inoculants to reduce fertilizer inputs, carbon sequestration and methane oxidation has potential to reduce greenhouse gases from agro-ecosystem. 


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VYAS, R. V., & JHALA, Y. K. (2023). Climate change and agricultural ecosystem: Challenges and microbial interventions for mitigation. Journal of Agrometeorology, 25(3), 352–364.