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Table 1 Irrigation constraint and land use changes due to US ethanol production (1,000 ha)

From: The role of irrigation in determining the global land use impacts of biofuels

  Unconstrained experiment No-irrigation experiment Constrained experiment
  Hectare Share (%) Hectare Share (%) Hectare Share (%)
Regions       
USA 1,333.0 35.5 1,314.3 31.4 1,671.2 37.7
EU27 353.6 9.4 423.2 10.1 450.3 10.2
Brazil 248.0 6.6 291.3 7.0 273.9 6.2
Canada 403.6 10.7 434.1 10.4 555.6 12.5
Japan 3.3 0.1 10.2 0.2 5.2 0.1
China 35.4 0.9 53.7 1.3 100.0 2.3
India 75.3 2.0 80.9 1.9 89.0 2.0
Central America 87.6 2.3 95.8 2.3 95.4 2.2
South America 137.2 3.7 150.6 3.6 185.2 4.2
East Asia 1.5 0.0 1.8 0.0 2.0 0.0
Malaysia-Indonesia −4.6 −0.1 −2.0 0.0 0.4 0.0
R-Southeast Asia 2.8 0.1 4.2 0.1 6.9 0.2
R-South Asia 20.2 0.5 26.0 0.6 24.9 0.6
Russia −11.7 −0.3 −13.4 −0.3 −29.5 −0.7
E-Europe-RFSU 101.2 2.7 196.4 4.7 −272.3 −6.1
Other European regions 5.1 0.1 5.9 0.1 6.4 0.1
M-East-N-Africa 101.8 2.7 100.3 2.4 108.4 2.4
Sub-Saharan Africa 721.4 19.2 884.9 21.2 1,126.5 25.4
Oceania 139.7 3.7 121.8 2.9 31.6 0.7
Total 3,754.5 100.0 4,180.1 100.0 4430.8 100.0