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From a fish-eye view, rice fields in California's Yolo Bypass provide an all-you-can-eat bug buffet for juvenile salmon seeking nourishment on their journey to the sea.
Over the past decade or so the de-domestication of rice has increasingly plagued farmer's fields, with "weedy" strains of the grain cutting agricultural yields by as much as 80 percent.
Rice imported from certain countries contains high levels of lead that could pose health risks, particularly for infants and children, who are especially sensitive to lead's effects, and adults of Asian heritage who consume large amounts of rice.
Scientists raise concerns on the future sustainability of rice ecosystems in South East Asia - Threats are caused by global change but also by human mistakes and political neglect
- Following the Great East Japan Earthquake, Dramatically Improved Efficacy in Rice Growth - Tokyo, Oct 14, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - B&L
Production of rice will be thwarted as temperatures increase in rice-growing areas with continued climate change.
Farmers in the "texting capital" of the worldâ€”the Philippinesâ€”will soon have nutrient management advice tailored specifically to their rice crops delivered to their mobile phones.
Though you may not hear much about them in talks of the effect they have on global warming, Asian rice farmers actually have a vital role in helping the world reduce the output of greenhouse gases.
This Earth Day, Learn How U.S. Rice Farmers Are Reducing Your Carbon Footprint ARLINGTON, Va., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheer up, Kermit.