Background Conditions and Current Situation in Irrigated Rice Farming

  • Hermann Waibel
Part of the Crop Protection Monographs book series (CROP)


In the Philippines, irrigated rice accounts for only about 35% of the total crop acreage, but makes up over 60% of the country’s rice production. Since 1960, due to the zealous efforts of government institutions to set up canal irrigation systems and smaller-scale pumping schemes, the irrigated acreage has more than doubled (Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1980).


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Waibel
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    • 2
  1. 1.Thai German Plant Protection Programme (TGPPP)BangkokThailand
  2. 2.Alfdorf-StixenhofWest Germany

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