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Dsiee t1_iwb46e7 wrote

Correct. The water helps hold it upright too.


invent_or_die t1_iwb4o8c wrote

So we could possibly grow rice with less water, some other method perhaps?
Perennial is a huge plus.


Artanthos t1_iwc2ws7 wrote

Reduced water, vastly increased labor and pesticides.

Rice is usually grown in areas where water is not an issue.

The bigger issue with rice is methane emissions.


invent_or_die t1_iwcw45i wrote

Agreed, they why CA AG Bureau, did you approve THREATS TO OUR FOOD SUPPLY? I guess the China checks cash anywhere.