Articles | Volume 21, issue 6
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3061–3069, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-3061-2017
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3061–3069, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-3061-2017
Research article
26 Jun 2017
Research article | 26 Jun 2017

Water footprint of crop production for different crop structures in the Hebei southern plain, North China

Yingmin Chu et al.

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In this study, we analyzed the water footprint (WF) of crop production and found winter wheat, summer maize and vegetables were the top water-consuming crops in the Hebei southern plain (HSP). The total WF, WFblue, WFgreen and WFgrey for 13 years (2000–2012) of crop production were 604.8, 288.5, 141.3 and 175.0 km3, respectively, with an annual downtrend from 2000 to 2012. Finally, we evaluated a reasonable farming structure by analyzing scenarios of the main crops' WF.