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Research Paper | Agriculture | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017
Decrease in Rice Production Due to Climate Change in West Java Indonesia
Ruminta  | Agus Wahyudin | Joko Wiratmo  | Tati Nurmala  | Fiky Yulianto Wicaksono
Abstract: The impact of climate change can decrease in rice production. This paper informs results of study on decreasing in rice production due to climate change in Karawang West Java Indonesia. The study aims to assess level of the decreasing in rice production and identify areas that have high or very high level. This study used data of rainfall, temperature, sea level rise, droughts, floods, harvested area, land area, productivity and production of rice. The data was collected by observation, and survey in area of study, and some data get from Bureau of Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics and Central Bureau of Statistics. The data analyzed use empirical formulation. The results was presented in spatial maps using GIS software. The results of this study indicated that in Karawang West Java has experienced climate change that was showed by changing of rainfall patterns, rainy day, and distribution of annual rainfall. Annual rainfall has decreased that showed by some areas become drier. Decrease in rice harvested area in Karawang West Java was average of 77.0 ha per year. While decrease in rice production in that region was average of 926.1 tons per year. Based on the results can be concluded that climate change has founded and reduced harvested area and production of rice in Karawang West Java Indonesia.
Keywords: climate change, harvested area, rice production
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017,
Pages: 502 - 505
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