Climate change is affecting apple cultivation in Himachal Pradesh

Mountains are early and important indicators of climate change wwhic depict far-reaching consequences on our ecosystem, agriculture and livelihood of the farmers. The Himalayan mountain ecosystem is also facing serious challenges posed by climate change due to increasing aridity, warmer winter season, and variability in receiving and variability in receiving precipitation and snow. Apple is one of the most important commercial crops of the Himalayan region and Himachal PraMountains are early and important indicators of climate change wwhic depict far-reaching consequences on our ecosystem, agriculture and livelihood of the farmers. The Himalayan mountain ecosystem is also facing serious challenges posed by climate change due to increasing aridity, warmer winter season, and variability in receiving and variability in receiving precipitation and snow. Apple is one of the most important commercial crops of the Himalayan region and Himachal Pradesh with 1.05 lakh ha area under apple cultivation, which fetches livelihood for more than two lakh farmers.desh with 1.05 lakh ha area under apple cultivation, which fetches livelihood for more than two lakh farmers.

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