Pluvio-thermal conditions pertaining to vegetation of key crops in southeast Poland 1901-2010

Agnieszka Ziernicka-Wojtaszek


The aim of this article is to analyze the variability of current climate changes, as well as favorable and unfavorable trends in weather conditions for key crops in south-eastern Poland in the April-October period (1901-2010). The climate variability was analyzed for four time slices (climate normals): 1901-1930, 1931-1960, 1961-1990, and 1981-2010. The aforementioned slices include natural dry and wet cycles as well as cool and warm periods. Numerous weather bulletins and written accounts were used in this study, as well as mean area temperature values and precipitation totals. The data, especially from the last 30 years, implies that key crops will be less susceptible to heat related stress during spring months whilst becoming more susceptible to the precipitation deficit stress in the summer months (due to increased evaporation and the lack of a clear precipitation trend). The article also proves that climate analyses based on mean values recorded over an extended period of time are useful for characterizing current climate conditions in a historical context, but can neither be applied for forecasting purposes nor put to practical use.
Author Agnieszka Ziernicka-Wojtaszek (FoEEaLS / DoECaAP)
Agnieszka Ziernicka-Wojtaszek,,
- Department of Ecology, Climatology and Air Protection
Journal seriesApplied Ecology and Environmental Research, ISSN 1589-1623, e-ISSN 1785-0037, (N/A 40 pkt)
Issue year2020
No18 (1)
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishthe Subcarpathian voivodeship, plant vegetation, climate change, pluvio-thermal conditions, global warming
ASJC Classification1102 Agronomy and Crop Science; 1105 Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)40
Score sourcejournalList
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 0; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2018 = 0.493; WoS Impact Factor: 2018 = 0.689 (2) - 2018=0.734 (5)
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FinansowanieThe research was carried out under Project No. DS-3337/KEKiOP/2018 financed from a research grant allocated by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
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