agricultural climatology

agricultural climatology

[¦ag·rə¦kəl·chə·rəl ‚klī·mə′täl·ə·jē]
(agriculture)
In general, the study of climate as to its effect on crops; it includes, for example, the relation of growth rate and crop yields to the various climatic factors and hence the optimum and limiting climates for any given crop. Also known as agroclimatology.
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From the initiation of a program in agricultural climatology in 1949 until his retirement in 1992, Wayne led the development and evolution of what is now SEAS.
in agricultural climatology from Iowa State College (now University) in 1947.
Wayne did research in agricultural climatology and taught two courses, "Introduction to Meteorology" and "Climates of the World.
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