Length of Growing Period (mean, days, 1960-1995)
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Publishing Details

Dataset Type: 
Spatial Dataset
Unit: 
days
Publication Date: 
April, 2015
Publisher: 
HarvestChoice/International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Years Covered: 
1960 - 1995
Version: 
SChEF r12.05
Contact: 
Carlo Azzarri

Abstract

Average length of growing period in days (1960-1995).

Data Sources & Credits

IIASA and FAO, (2010). Global Agro-ecological Zones (GAEZ v3.0). Laxenburg, Austria: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and Rome, Italy: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Citation

HarvestChoice, 2015. "Length of Growing Period (mean, days, 1960-1995)." International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC., and University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. Available online at http://harvestchoice.org/data/lgp_avg.

Additional Attributes

Geographic Coverage: West Africa, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Format/Platform: CSV and raster (GeoTIFF and ESRI ASCII Grid)
Keywords: Agro-ecological Zones (AEZ), Crop Production, Growing Period, Sub-Saharan Africa