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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Dominic Glover The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) is a novel approach to rice cultivation that is claimed to be both more productive and more sustainable than conventional methods. It is said to have been discovered by a French Jesuit missionary working in Madagascar during the 1970s and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Christopher Shepherd; Andrew McWilliam Rice in contemporary East Timor is multivalent, with a rich historical legacy. In the current postcolonial context, rice agriculture and the value of rice as both a consumption good and a development objective remain a priority. Government-sponsored rice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2014) 9 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Jia-Chen Fu Lee Seung-Joon , Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2011 . 320 pp . $55 . © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 In April 1936, the final section of the Canton...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Hart N. Feuer This essay explores the ways in which the materiality of rice is encountered by agents along the production-consumption chain, from farmers to processors to urban consumers. Each agent, whether it is a farmer, miller, trader, consumer, or agronomic research agency, defines what is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 461–477.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Amy Zader Over the past decade, the market for high-quality rice among middle-class consumers in China has grown dramatically. While the Chinese state's direct involvement in the market of rice is more limited than it was in the past, its presence is apparent in indirect ways. As the state embraces...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 569–571.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Yuehtsen Juliette Chung EYFERTH Jacob Eating Rice from Bamboo Roots: The Social History of a Community of Handicraft Papermakers in Rural Sichuan, 1920–2000 Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center , 2009 . xiv+335 pp. US$45.00 09 12 2011 09 12 2011...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 173–188.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Sally Brooks This article draws on findings from a multi-sited study of international science policy processes in rice biofortification. It focuses on the ten-year period between the discovery of a “high-iron” elite line named IR68144-3B-2-2-3 and the publication, in 2005, of the findings of a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 1950s as part of a rural reconstruction program sponsored by the United States. Aside from establishing a comprehensive web of social-technical institutions associated with modern agriculture, with the focus on the highly regulated rice sector, the program left a profound and multifaceted legacy in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 455–457.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Peter Lavelle Bray Francesca , Coclanis Peter A. , Fields-Black Edda L. , and Schäfer Dagmar , eds., Rice: Global Networks and New Histories Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 446 pp. . $99 . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 155–157.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Anna Andreeva Charlotte von Verschuer , Rice, Agriculture, and the Food Supply in Premodern Japan , translated and edited by Wendy Cobcroft Oxon and New York : Routledge , 2016 . 356 pp. $145 hardcover; $49.95 paperback. Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and...
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Published: 01 December 2011
Fig. 3   Workers sorting and packing several varieties of organic rice in a Phnom Penh warehouse of the CEDAC Enterprise. Photograph by the author, February 2010 Fig. 3 . Workers sorting and packing several varieties of organic rice in a Phnom Penh warehouse of the CEDAC Enterprise. Photograph More
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Published: 01 December 2011
Fig. 1   Ethnic Korean farmers harvesting northeast rice in Heilongjiang province. Photograph by the author Fig. 1 . Ethnic Korean farmers harvesting northeast rice in Heilongjiang province. Photograph by the author More
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Published: 01 June 2011
Fig. 1   Packaged rice sold by the Chishang Farmers' Association, one of the most successful boutique rice brand names (photograph by Hsin-Hsing Chen) Fig. 1 . Packaged rice sold by the Chishang Farmers' Association, one of the most successful boutique rice brand names (photograph by Hsin-Hsing More
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Published: 01 June 2011
Fig. 2   Composition of rice wholesale price: conventional production. See appendix 1. Fig. 2 . Composition of rice wholesale price: conventional production. See appendix 1. More
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Fig. 5   Composition of rice wholesale price: organic. See appendix 1. Fig. 5 . Composition of rice wholesale price: organic. See appendix 1. More
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Published: 01 June 2011
Fig. 3   Monitoring the OFDT plots with rice farmers. Photograph courtesy of Seeds of Life (http://www.seedsoflifetimor.org) Fig. 3 . Monitoring the OFDT plots with rice farmers. Photograph courtesy of Seeds of Life (http://www.seedsoflifetimor.org) More
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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 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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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Chris Kortright Through an ethnography of the C 4 Rice Project's sorghum experiment in the Philippines, this article analyzes particular practices in experimental rice fields and how rice researchers understand their work through specific material practices and engagements with the plants...
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Published: 01 December 2011
Fig. 1   Strawstack in southern Cambodia made primarily of long-stem traditional rice varieties. Photograph by the author, February 2010 Fig. 1 . Strawstack in southern Cambodia made primarily of long-stem traditional rice varieties. Photograph by the author, February 2010 More