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Researchers say perennial crops could use same water as corn in Upper Midwest

Researchers say perennial crops could use same water as corn in Upper Midwest

July 6, 2015 |

In Michigan, converting large tracts of the Midwest’s marginal farming land to perennial biofuel crops carries with it some key unknowns, including how it could affect the balance of water between rainfall, evaporation and movement of soil water to groundwater. In humid climates such as the U.S. Midwest, evaporation returns more than half of the […]

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