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Rice in Deep Water

  • Authors
  • David┬áCatling

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Glossary

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      Pages 1-6
  3. Summary

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      Pages 7-16
  4. Introduction

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      Pages 17-23
  5. The Deepwater Rice Agroecosystem

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      Pages 25-25
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      Pages 27-34
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  6. The Deepwater Rice Plant

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
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  7. The Cultures of Deepwater Rice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
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  8. Research for Improving the Production of Deepwater Rice Cropping Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 389-389
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 467-542

About this book

Introduction

Rice in Deep Water gives a detailed description of the complex agroecosystem and the growth and development of deepwater rice, a fascinating crop grown by subsistence farmers in the deltas and floodplains of Asia and West Africa flooding to depths of 2-3 metres. An account of the various cultural methods and socioeconomic conditions of the farmers is given, current research efforts to increase productivity discussed and research priorities suggested. The book is designed and profusely illustrated so as to emphasize the complexity and dynamic nature of plant and environment, an aspect so often poorly appreciated and misunderstood.

Keywords

crop ecosystem environment growth rice water

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