research product . 2016

Impacts of Climate Change on Rice Yield, Case: Nam Xong

Khadka, Nishan;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu
Most of the farmers in Lao PDR cultivate rice as the source of living. Most of the area used for rice cultivation is rainfed rice. The agriculture of a vast population in Nam Xong River Basin is dependent on monsoons where rice is grown between May and November. The most important parameters to determine the yield variation in the region is the climate and soil contrast. Nam Xong River Basin is located in the Vientiane province. It is divided into mountainous upper Nam Xong, valleys in the middle and flat plains in lower plains. Rainfed rice cultivation is largely located in the valleys (Vangvieng) while irrigated agriculture can be found in lower Nam Xong. The ...
free text keywords: Agriculture, Rainfed rice, Rice yield, Climate change, fi=Energia- ja ympäristötekniikka|sv=Energi- och miljöteknik|en=Energy and Enviromental Engineering|, Environmental engineering (in English)
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