Publishing Details

Publication Type: 
Book Chapter
Authored by:
Siebert, Stefan; Döll, Petra
Edited by: 
Sebastian, Kate
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Publication Date: 
2014
Book Title: 
Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa
Page Range: 
48-49
ISBN: 
978-0-89629-846-0
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.2499/9780896298460
Publication Place: 
Washington DC

Abstract

In these maps, blue water refers to irrigation water while green water is precipitation stored in the soil that is also used by irrigated crops.

Citation

Siebert, Stefan; Döll, Petra (2014) "Blue and Green Water Use by Irrigated Crops," Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Additional Attributes

Geographic Coverage: West Africa, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Keywords: Africa, Crop Production, Irrigation, Maps, Water Resources