The assessment providing information for 100 Tyson locations in 22 states indicated that 34 of the locations may be at risk of water scarcity. The assessment provides a tool that can be used as risk analysis; however, these indices account for withdrawal only and not for consumption of water. It is important to evaluate the local water availability to get a more accurate picture of water scarcity at the location level.
Agricultural biotechnology; sustainability; agricultural water use; drought tolerant plants; water quality; rice; pest control; environmental quality;
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