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[email protected] wrote:
On 31 Aug 2006 11:00:14 -0700, wrote:

[email protected] wrote:


If you can't grow rice without creating ecological mayhem


Who does,


Rice growers on the natural floodplains of Southeast Asia, Indonesia
and India, for example.

and how do you know your rice is grown
without it?


Rice grown in unsuitable environs requires artificial flooding and
draining. For a variety of reasons, flood irrigation is the most
damaging method of applying water to soil.