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an irrigated or flooded field where rice is grown

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18) After four years it was reported that 'the cultivation of wet rice [in Manufahi], which barely existed before, now satisfies the needs of the region, which increase everyday'.
Farming organisations and cooperatives are trained in processing, storing and marketing agricultural products such as wet rice and cocoa.
Surveys undertaken in other parts of Thailand have indicated a concurrence of sites in environments favourable to wet rice cultivation (Higham et al.
Some wet rice is grown, but in the words of one local leader, 'Wet rice cultivation is not the way of our ancestors' (p.
Sake has been produced in Japan since between 300BC and 200BC when the practice of wet rice cultivation was introduced from China.
In mountain areas, in Western Hunan, swiddening was still found before 1950, but there were wet rice terraces along river banks and in the valleys irrigated by means of water wheels.
Water-intensive wet rice planting usually begins around May 10 in North Korea, but so far, there have been no reports that it has actually commenced, leading to speculation the drought is to blame.
The tribes intensively cultivate wet rice using ploughs and complex irrigation systems
Ravi Arvind Palat and Immanuel Wallerstein are much more ambitious, trying to identify a fundamental logic of the Indian Ocean commercial world and link them to supposed characteristics of wet rice growing regions.
If, on the other hand, land had to be used for more than one season in succession, a change to wet rice cultivation (nanom) was necessary.
7) Jeyamalar Kathirithamby-Wells has more recently posited that El Nino Southern Oscillations (ENSO), bringing periods of drought followed by flooding, caused shifting cultivation to be more reliable than wet rice cultivation.
Villagers laid out wet rice from a government warehouse on the hilltop to dry.
The late Jonathan Saban told me that the Sebuyau migrated to Lundu specifically so they could raise wet rice in quantities for trade, and improve their standard of living.
They did not inherit any wet rice fields from their parents, so they are 'landless'.
When water flowed downriver, the lake became empty, leaving a large expanse of land which the people cultivated with wet rice.