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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Thirsty crops and hungry people: Symposium to examine realities of water security

Thirsty crops and hungry people: Symposium to examine realities of water security

Washington DC (SPX) Feb 26, 2013
You may have guzzled a half-liter bottle of water at lunchtime, but your food and clothes drank a lot more. The same half-liter that quenched your thirst also produces only about one square-inch of bread or one square-inch of cotton cloth. Agriculture is in fact one of the world's most insatiable consumers of water.http://www.seeddaily.com/reports/Thirsty_crops_and_hungry_people_Symposium_to_examine_realities_of_water_security_999.html

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