Table 6. Water balance calculated for the production of bioethanol from maize biomass considering two different irrigation systems. Legend: System 1 = pivot; System 2 = mobile.

10th PERC 90th PERC
(m³/ha) (m³/ha)
Irrigation System 1 2528.13 2632.67
System 2 3054.82 3181.14
Processing Transformation 101.73 135.93
Total 3156.55 3317.06
Method Difference 160.51