RE­VIV­ING RICE-FISH FARM­ING IN THE PHILIP­PINES

Agriculture - - Intensification - >BY DR. RAFAEL D. GUER­RERO III

RICE-FISH FARM­ING is the in­te­grated, si­mul­ta­ne­ous cul­ture of rice and fish in ir­ri­gated rice fields or pad­dies.It is an old prac­tice that is be­lieved to have be­gun in China 1,700 years ago.

Pro­file of a rice-fish cul­ture sys­tem.

Ex­per­i­men­tal rice-fish cul­ture pad­dies at CLSU.

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