Influence of climate change on yield of agricultural crops in the north of Russia


I. G. Ushachev and A.S. Shcherbakova


The published report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the effects of global warming of 1.5°C (Global warming of 1.5°C) caused another resonance among the scientific community, experts, politicians and ordinary people. The presented report requires serious decisions from the world community to minimize the impact of climate change on human life and the economy in order to achieve the seventeen sustainable development goals adopted by the United Nations. In this regard, the effects of climate change in the northern and Arctic territories are of particular relevance. The observed effects of climate change in the North and the Arctic affect not only human health, but also all sectors of the economy that operate there. The ongoing climate change requires certain measures to taken to minimize the negative impact. Agriculture is the sector of the economy that is most sensitive to climate change. The work is devoted to assessing the impact of climate change on the productivity of the main agricultural crop of the northern region of Russia, using the Komi Republic as an example. An analysis of the relationship of pair correlation between potato productivity and the corresponding climatic indicators is carry out. The risks and potential opportunities for farming in the region analyzed. Measures are propose for adapting the impact of climate change on agriculture in the Komi Republic.


Climate Change, North, Arctic, Agriculture, Productivity, Potential, Risks

Amaz. Jour. of Plant Resear. 3(4): 391-397. December 2019
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