TITLE

Water problems have implications for China's cotton, wheat production

AUTHOR(S)
Brandon, Hembree
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;3/10/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the impact of water shortage in China on the international markets. Details of the release of a report by the United States Department of Agriculture analysts at the Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum at Arlington; Projections by the Interagency Agricultural Projection Committee for the period up to 2013; Replacement of wheat land by cotton in China because of the lower irrigation needs of cotton; Switching of irrigated wheat land with vegetable production using modern water saving practices; Policies to encourage effective water conservation in both agricultural and non agricultural uses in China.
ACCESSION #
12498641

 

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