Impacts of temperature and rainfall variation on rice productivity in major ecosystems of Bangladesh

Impacts of temperature and rainfall variation on rice productivity in major ecosystems of Bangladesh

Rahman, M. A., Kang, S., Nagabhatla, N., & Macnee, R. (2017). Impacts of temperature and rainfall variation on rice productivity in major ecosystems of Bangladesh. Agriculture & Food Security, 6(1), 10.

Inconsistency in climate regimes of rainfall and temperature is a source of biotic and abiotic stresses in agricultural systems worldwide. Several studies from Bangladesh report that this variability is a cause of poor yield potential and crop failure. This study investigates the impact of temperature and rainfall variation on rice productivity for different ecosystems in Bangladesh. Three ecosystems under investigation include: dry (Rajshahi), terrace (Mymensingh) and coastal (Barisal).