The role of irrigation in determining the global land use impacts of biofuels
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31 Jul 2014 | Contributor(s):: Farzad Taheripour, Tom Hertel, Jing Liu
Background: Recent studies have evaluated the land use consequences of biofuel programs and the associated carbon fluxes. However, all of these studies have effectively ignored the distinction between rainfed and irrigated lands and neglected the facts that irrigated croplands typically have much...