Chapter 9. The Water Footprint of Cotton Consumption

  1. Arjen Y. Hoekstra and
  2. Ashok K. Chapagain

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696224.ch9

Globalization of Water: Sharing the Planet's Freshwater Resources

Globalization of Water: Sharing the Planet's Freshwater Resources

How to Cite

Hoekstra, A. Y. and Chapagain, A. K. (2007) The Water Footprint of Cotton Consumption, in Globalization of Water: Sharing the Planet's Freshwater Resources, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696224.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405163354

Online ISBN: 9780470696224

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Keywords:

  • dutch coffee;
  • carbon dioxide emissions;
  • irrigation water;
  • Australia;
  • cotton

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Green, Blue, and Gray Water

  • The Virtual-Water Content of Seed Cotton

  • The Virtual-Water Content of Cotton Products

  • Impact on Water Quality in the Crop Production Stage

  • Impact on Water Quality in the Processing Stage

  • International Virtual-Water Flows

  • Water Footprints Related to Consumption of Cotton Products

  • Sustainable Use of Water