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Flood Prone Rice Ecosystem

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1. Flood-prone ecosystems are prevalent in South and Southeast Asia, and are characterized by periods of extreme flooding and drought.

2. Yields are low and variable. Flooding occurs during the wet season from June to November, and rice varieties are chosen according to the power of tolerance to submersion.

3. Flood Prone Rice ecosystems in India represent 26% of total cultivated  area.

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TNRRI, Aduthurai
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BAU. Ranchi
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