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Water; usses, supplies, projections

and introduction to terms and reference sources. [Rev. June 1962

by United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. Farm Economics Division

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abstracts,
  • Water-supply,
  • Bibliography,
  • Water use,
  • Terminology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGertel, Karl
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p.
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25929470M

    The projections assume that there are no shocks that would affect global agricultural supply and demand. The projections provide a neutral reference scenario that can serve as a point of departure for discussion of alternative farm-sector outcomes that could result under different domestic or .   Cassava is the most important food crop in Africa occupying about 6 million hectares (ha). Several factors have limited the continuous and sustainable production of cassava in tropical Africa. Some of these factors include (but not necessarily limited to) soil and water, which are the two basic fundamental resources for cassava production. The demand on soil and water resources is increasing.

    Increased production of goods and energy entails a large increase in water demand. The major global water uses are irrigation (68%), public supply (21%), and industry (11%). Figure Trends in World Water Use from to and Projected to For each water major use category, including trends for agriculture, domestic use, and industry. According to UN-endorsed projections, global demand for fresh water will exceed supply by 40% in , thanks to a combination of climate change, human action and population growth. You might also.

    The use of fertilizers and pesticides that has been largely responsible for the massive increase in yield per acre since WWII, but it requires far more water per acre than traditional forms of agriculture. The FAO estimates that 70% of the world's water is used for agricultural purposes. The . Water use in the United States in was estimated to be about billion gallons per day (Bgal/d), which was 9 percent less than in The estimates put total withdrawals at the lowest level since before , following the same overall trend of decreasing total withdrawals observed from.


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