New and unique data on how much water crops use

Dec 12 2021


ICARDA and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently organized a two-day workshop to document and share the outcomes of a project that uniquely establishes the amount of water used by key crops in regional settings, providing vital data for farming approaches and government policies. Evapotranspiration (ET) is how soil and plant surfaces lose water to the atmosphere (evaporation) combined with how water leaves small openings of the plants’ leaves (transpiration). The process of evapotranspiration means […]



Source: ICARDA