Why study birds in rice fields

@inproceedings{Elphick2010WhySB,
  title={Why study birds in rice fields},
  author={Chris S. Elphick},
  year={2010}
}
Abstract. Rice (Oryza sativa) is one of the world's most important crops. The crop is grown in at least 114 countries, occupies over 156 million ha of land annually, is a primary source of nutrition for over half the world's human population and constitutes over a fifth of the global grain supply. Rice is generally grown under flooded conditions and, if managed appropriately, can provide important habitat for wetland species. Waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds and other waterbirds use rice… CONTINUE READING

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