Are We Getting Enough Crop per Drop? (video) University of Minnesota Loading video... Caption Improvements in crop water productivity -- the amount of food produced per unit of water consumed -- have the potential to improve both food security and water sustainability in many parts of the world, according to a study published online in Environmental Research Letters May 29 by scientists with the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment and the Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation at the University of Bonn, Germany. Credit University of Minnesota / Institute on the Environment Usage Restrictions With proper credit Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.