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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 91–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Eva Sternfeld Schmalzer Sigrid , Red Revolution, Green Revolution: Scientific Farming in Socialist China Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2016 . 306 pp. $45.00 . Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Sigrid Schmalzer’s fascinating new book...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 March 2018
... conflict with the production system managed by each farming household, which was characterized by multiple farming, crop rotation, and a circular economy. Realizing the deficiencies in extending the technology, Ensuikō Sugar began to reform its work from the mid-1910s so as to win the hearts of the farmers...
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Published: 01 March 2009
Fig. 23 The reassembled car for shipping oyster of fish farming in shallow marine water area. Photo by the author at Hanbao, Chanwha County Fig. 23. The reassembled car for shipping oyster of fish farming in shallow marine water area. Photo by the author at Hanbao, Chanwha County More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 541–563.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., little recognition, however, was paid to intense social conflict surrounding wind farm location. By 2006, inadequate community engagement had emerged as the primary governance issue underpinning a host of issues that local communities faced with the prospect of hosting wind farms. Acknowledged by all...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... local government translators, I apply actor-network theory to describe and analyze the emerging phenomenon of solar farms in Ping-Tung County in southern Taiwan, which simultaneously involves human and nonhuman actors. During the postdisaster reconstruction after Typhoon Morakot, 23.481 MW of solar...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 235–264.
Published: 01 June 2008
... popularly called nongjiale (delights in farm guesthouses), have adopted the Internet as a medium for advertising their farm guesthouses. This paper is an anthropological study of how Chinese peasant entrepreneurs' adoption of the Internet is engrained in the broader material and symbolic orders of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 479–504.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Gonçalo Santos This article revisits the question of the impact of the Green Revolution in the rice-farming region of South China, combining historical and anthropological approaches to technological transformation. The article describes the Chinese “traditional” practice of small-scale wet-rice...
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Published: 01 December 2010
Fig. 2 Landscape guardian narratives about wind farms. Source: Hindmarsh ( 2009 : 27) Fig. 2. Landscape guardian narratives about wind farms. Source: Hindmarsh (2009: 27) More
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Published: 01 September 2009
A SoL research assistant takes data on plant growth at an on-farm demonstration plot while the farmer looks on. A SoL research assistant takes data on plant growth at an on-farm demonstration plot while the farmer looks on. More
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Published: 01 June 2011
Fig. 2   A farmer works in trial plots on his farm in the Vemasse subdistrict of Baucau, East Timor. The high-yielding rice variety Nakroma (IRRI116) is being grown alongside a local rice variety as part of an OFDT. Photograph courtesy of Seeds of Life (http://www.seedsoflifetimor.org) Fig. 2 More
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Published: 01 March 2009
Fig. 31 The 10WD reassembled car can enable farmers to farm on muddy land. Photo provided by Yuchen Agricultural Machinery Factory Fig. 31. The 10WD reassembled car can enable farmers to farm on muddy land. Photo provided by Yuchen Agricultural Machinery Factory More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
...A SoL research assistant takes data on plant growth at an on-farm demonstration plot while the farmer looks on. A SoL research assistant takes data on plant growth at an on-farm demonstration plot while the farmer looks on. ...
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Published: 01 June 2011
Fig. 1   Measuring rice trial plots in Baucau. Coordinator Dina Marcal helps farmers measure on-farm demonstration trial (OFDT) plots to test new rice varieties. Photograph courtesy of Seeds of Life (http://www.seedsoflifetimor.org) Fig. 1 . Measuring rice trial plots in Baucau. Coordinator More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
... by plans to relax restrictions on rice imports charged the police phalanx. Since the late 1990s, such events have become integral parts of the antiglobalization movement and have attested to the increasing anxieties of people about today's agriculture. Farming as a means to sustainable livelihood is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 437–440.
Published: 01 December 2011
... last hundred years rice has been an object of study for scientists and plant breeders, who continue to generate new knowledge about rice and to design and carry out interventions intended to alter the characteristics of rice plants and grains, farming techniques, processing methods, or distribution...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 August 2014
... bought it, but it failed to whet the Taiwanese appetite (chapter 8). Throughout the 1950s, Liangshiju 糧食局 (Taiwan's Food Agency) worked hard to procure grain from Taiwanese farms, ensuring that the domestic food supply was adequate (chapter 13). Rural modernization included improvements to individual...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... what constitutes quality and suitability in each of his or her domains. Generally, farmers tend to value farm system characteristics; traders and processors value standards and marketability; consumers (which also include farmers) value taste, texture, and fragrance; agronomic research institutions...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 475–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
... complexity of community engagement on a key environmental health issue in a specific locality, Hindmarsh looks critically at policy for community participation in the development of wind farms across the vast continent of Australia. Like other contributors to this issue, he challenges conventional science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 June 2011
... range of actors to develop a space for organic rice production in Taiwan. Organic farming was proposed as a radical transformation of the Green Revolution rice farming system that was established in Taiwan, fostered by Western powers, during the Cold War. Lo and Chen's analysis exposes the difficulties...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Fig. 2   A farmer works in trial plots on his farm in the Vemasse subdistrict of Baucau, East Timor. The high-yielding rice variety Nakroma (IRRI116) is being grown alongside a local rice variety as part of an OFDT. Photograph courtesy of Seeds of Life (http://www.seedsoflifetimor.org) Fig. 2...