ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES SERIES 10
Richard L Snyder
J. Paulo de Melo-Abreu
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
GEO-SPATIAL DATA AND INFORMATION
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT [ASSESSMENT AND MONITORING]
GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE
Over-tree sprinkler experiment in Northern California (photographer: unknown)
Russet patches near the eyes and rings developed on small apple fruits damaged by frost in Northern Portugal (photographer: António Castro Ribeiro)
The use of hoops and plastic to protect Alstroemeria plants in Northern California (photographer: Richard L. Snyder)
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Illustration elaborated from "LEncyclopédie Diderot et DAlembert"
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CHAPTER 1 - FROST PROBABILITY AND RISK OF DAMAGE
Importance of probability and risk
Risk and certainty calculations
Event probability calculations
Crops with fixed sensitivity
Risk worksheet and chart
Last spring and first autumn frost dates
Risk worksheet and chart
Damage Estimator (DEST.xls) application
CHAPTER 2 - ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF PROTECTION METHODS
Acquisition cost of equipment
Annual Variable Costs
Total Annual Cost Summary
Other protection methods
APPENDIX - EXAMPLES OF BUDGET SHEETS
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