Sustainable crop production and consumption: the role of water use for irrigation

10 December 2018: In an article published today in EuropeNow Stefan Siebert, head of the Division Agronomy, describes the role of irrigation in the process of the sustainable intensification of crop production. The contribution highlights the importance of irrigation for increasing crop productivity but also describes negative effects of irrigation on soil and water resources and how these effects could be reduced.

EuropeNow is published by the Council for European Studies (CES) at Columbia University and has more than 100000 readers worldwide. The article is part of a Special Feature titled Water in Europe and the world.

Link to the Special Feature of EuropeNow
Link to the article in EuropeNow

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