Submitted to: Science
Publication Type: Research Notes
Publication Acceptance Date: September 24, 2010
Publication Date: October 1, 2010
Citation: Glover, J.D., Reganold, J.P., Bell, L.W., Borevitz, J., Brummer, E.C., Buckler Iv, E.S., Cox, C.M., Cox, T.S., Crews, T.E., Culman, S.W., Dehann, L.R., Eriksson, D., Gill, B.S., Holland, J.B., Hu, F., Hulke, B.S., Ibrahim, A., Jackson, W., Jones, S.S., Murray, S.C., Paterson, A.H., Ploschuk, E., Sacks, E.J., Snapp, S., Tao, D., Van Tassel, D.L., Wade, L.J., Wyse, D.L., Xu, Y. 2010. Perennial questions of hydrology and climate - response. Science. 330:33-34.
This is a response to a letter submitted in response to the Science article "Increasing Food and Ecosystem Security via Perennial Grains" written by Glover, et al. It details the balance of "precipitation use efficiency" in agroecosystems with the needs of sustainable food production and resiliency of ecosystem services.