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Water Footprint of Crops

Growing crops: water footprints and global production Cocoa Beans Natural Rubber Olives Seed Cotton Sunflower Seeds Rice, Paddy Maize Coconuts Rapeseed Wheat Potatoes Alfalfa for Forage+Silage Coffee, Green Millets Beans, Dry Groundnuts in Shell Barley Oil Palm Fruit Sorghum Plantains Soybeans Cassava Sugarcane 19977777 27218 17373 13058 4596 4393 4253 3644 3145 3069 2853 2545 2478 2291 1789 1611 1388 1331 1053 909 605 255 175 134 28 15 17 33 59 51 31 593 160 38 140 595 112 603 172 309 1258 481 86464 118750 87655 129057 65128 70706 199111 104329 76161 169660 129353 75682 1358732 286371 61011 193760 792917 117452 548387 104174 78832 219999 64504 Data reference: Hoekstra, A.Y. and Chapagain, A.K. (2008) Globalization of water: Sharing the planet's freshwater resources, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK. BESTFOOTFORWARD The Sta y Cet Global Crop Consumption------ Production - (million ton/year) Global Water Average Water Footprint (m/ton) (million m/year) sdo)

Water Footprint of Crops

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This infographic shows water footprint of various crops against their global production.

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