How much water does it take to make a serving of lettuce?A) 2.9 gallons
B) 17.0 gallons
C) 10.6 gallons
Lettuce comes from small plants which grow close to the ground.
Unlike tree crops which can require several years before producing
fruits or nuts, a lettuce plant is ready for harvest about
90 days after planting. How much water do you think it takes
to create a single, one-cup serving of lettuce?
Source: Water Education Foundation, Water Inputs in California Food Production, 1991Top
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