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Crop losses, rice field losses to insects, diseases, weeds, and other pests by Barbara A. Barr

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Published by UC/AID Pest Management and Related Environmental Protection Project in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • Rice -- Diseases and pests.,
  • Crop losses.

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Statementby Barbara A. Barr, Carlton S. Koehler, and Ray F. Smith.
ContributionsKoehler, Carlton S., joint author., Smith, Ray F., joint author., United States. Agency for International Development.
LC ClassificationsSB608.R5 B37
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5014601M
LC Control Number76602191

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  Food Loss: Why Food Stays On the Farm or Off the Market. Four U.S. regions produce virtually all of the country's rice crop—three in the South and one in California—with the South growing mostly long-grain rice and California producing almost exclusively medium- and short-grain rice.   The responses are estimated as losses of 26–29% for soybean, wheat and cotton, 37 and 40% for maize, rice and potatoes, respectively. Overall, weeds produced the highest potential loss (34%), with animal pests and pathogens being less important (losses of 18 and 16%).Cited by:   So far, the modern agricultural technology has enabled us to largely keep pace with the increasing human population through increased productivity of major crops. But in addition to causing environmental deterioration, it has also resulted in increasing losses by pests, pathogens and by: The most commonly cited crop loss figures from rice are those of Cramer (), who estimated worldwide losses in rice production due to insect damage to be %. An appraisal team charged with assessing the nature and scope of pest problems affecting the food supply in Southeast Asia concluded that stem borers were among the insect pests Cited by: