3 Credits

LectureFall 2019
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Fall 2019 Instructors: Laura Bowling

General science introduction to global and regional water resources issues, especially with respect to food security. It will address the role of water in agriculture throughout the world and agriculture's impact on water resources. Students will focus first on developing the scientific underpinnings of water supply and crop water use. With this background, they will explore key issues relating to water scarcity and balancing agricultural and urban demands for water, water quality and soil salinization, water footprints of food and the use of virtual water embedded in food to offset national water deficits, regulation and roles science and policy in solving water problems. Typically offered Fall Spring.

Course AGRY 12000 from Purdue University - West Lafayette.

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