Disappearing rice fields threaten more global warming

All over China, a huge change has been taking place without any of us noticing. Rice paddies have been (and are being) converted at an astonishing rate into aquaculture ponds to produce more protein for the worlds growing ...

Catching rice-invading snails in the act

Commonly available eco-friendly plants and materials can be used to trap rice-crop-invading snails in place of chemicals, according to new research in the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science.

Increasing rice production on acidic soils in Malaysia

Adding lime is a cost-effective means of increasing rice production on marginal acidic soils, according to a study published in the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science. The study examined the effects of applying ...

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