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Wildlife values of North American ricelands

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Wildlife values of North American ricelands; 2008; Book chapter; Conservation in ricelands of North America; Eadie, J.M.; Elphick, C.S.; Reinecke, K. J.; Miller, M. R.

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Ricelands have become an indispensable component of waterbird habitat and a leading example of integrating agricultural and natural resource management in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley, Gulf Coast, and Central California. Residual rice, weed seeds, and invertebrates provide food for many avian species during fall and winter. In North America, considerable information exists on the use of ricefields by wintering waterbirds, the value of ricelands as breeding habitat for birds, and the effects of organic chemicals on birds that- feed in ricefields. Recent research has also examined the influence of field management practices, such as winter flooding and post-harvest straw manipulation, on the suitability of ricefields for wildlife. [...]

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