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Low-Water Lunch: A Chinese Breakthrough on Irrigation? | @pritheworld

Esther Boserup would be proud! It looks as though the Chinese have created a new irrigation system that allows plants to use water only as it needs-creating a more sustainable agricultural method to support it’s exploding population.

Take that Malthus.

Low-Water Lunch: A Chinese Breakthrough on Irrigation? | @pritheworld.

Agronomist Kim Ji-Seok points to soil with trace irrigation that is moist, but not wet. (Photo: Mary Kay Magistad)
Agronomist Kim Ji-Seok points to soil with trace irrigation that is moist, but not wet. (Photo: Mary Kay Magistad)