Agricultural meteorology

From Glossary of Meteorology

agricultural meteorology

In general, meteorology and micrometeorology as applied to specific agricultural systems and of agriculture as applied to specific atmospheric conditions.

This discipline may emphasize atmospheric transport of insects, pathogens, etc., that impact agriculture as well as energy and mass exchange of plants and animals with the atmospheric environment. The effect of soils and vegetation on the ratio of sensible and latent energy exchange is representative of the impact of agriculture on meteorology.