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New irrigation technique can ease drought effect on rice

posted Jan 22, 2015, 7:54 PM by   [ updated Jan 22, 2015, 7:55 PM ]
Water supply to about 27,000 rice farmers in Central Luzon in the Philippines was cut off due in part to decreasing water levels at Angat Dam, bringing attention again to the need for everyone to save water even for growing rice, the ‘thirstiest’ of all crops. (This article was published in June 2014)