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Other publication in scientific journal2022Peer reviewedOpen access

CO-CULTURES Growing together gives more rice and aquatic food

Liu, Jian; Caspersen, Siri; Yong, Jean W.H

Abstract

Allowing aquatic organisms to grow in rice fields – a practice called co-culture – increases rice yields while maintaining soil fertility and reducing weeds.

Keywords

paddy ecosystem; aquatic animals; nitrogen recycling; facilitation; co-culture; sustainable cultivation; aquaculture; Other

Published in

eLife
2022, Volume: 11, article number: e77202