Re: water for food

On 07/24/97 at 07:04:02 Hayo van der Werf said:

>I don't know about the livestock data, but 500 liter of water for 1 kg of
>potato (dry matter) is perfectly in the right range of values.

Oops.  I was thinking wet weight.  Am I the only one?

The water usage figures are much more credible if we are talking
dry basis, for beef as well as potatoes.

John Lozier
West Virginia University