Publishing Details

Publication Type: 
Book Chapter
Authored by:
Trabucco, Antonio; Zomer, Robert
Edited by: 
Sebastian, Kate
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Publication Date: 
2014
Book Title: 
Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa
Page Range: 
54-55
ISBN: 
978-0-89629-846-0
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.2499/9780896298460
Publication Place: 
Washington DC

Abstract

The aridity index measures the adequacy of the precipitation to satisfy vegetation water requirements.

Citation

Trabucco, Antonio; Zomer, Robert (2014) "Influence of Aridity on Vegetation," Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Additional Attributes

Geographic Coverage: West Africa, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Keywords: Africa, Climate, Maps, Rainfall, Weather