The farmer, as the tiller of deepwater rice and its associated crops, is very much a part of the agroeco-system. The farmers live close to the land throughout the year and plant scattered fields or vast continuous stretches of deepwater rice. Except for the dry season, where in some areas irrigation is available and modern cultivars are grown, modern rice technology has had little impact.
KeywordsReal Wage Land Tenure International Research Institute Average Family Size Deepwater Rice
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