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  • Elements or Factors of Climate
  • Importance of Climate in Agriculture
  • Climatic Factors Affecting Agricultural Production

Climate is the average weather condition of a place, measured over a period of time.

Elements or Factors of Climate:

  • Rainfall.
  • Temperature.
  • Wind.
  • Relative Humidity.
  • Pressure.
  • Light.
  • Radiant energy.

Importance of Climate in Agriculture:

1. Affects the duration of a cropping season.

2. Determines the yield of crops.

3. Limits the types of crops to be grown in an area.

4. Affects the type of soil formation in an area.

5. Limits the type of livestock to be reared in an area.

6. Affects the incidence of pests.

7. Affects the incidence of diseases

8. Affects vegetation distribution of an area.

Climatic Factors Affecting Agricultural Production:


The most important factor of climate is rainfall. Rainfall is defined as the release of excess, condensed water vapour in the atmosphere into the earth.

Importance or Advantages of Rainfall on Agricultural Production:


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