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Post-Harvest Rice Straw
Post-Harvest Rice Straw
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Title: Post-Harvest Rice Straw


After harvest, fields are reflooded to decay the remaining straw. This decaying material can fuel the bacteria that create methylmercury, even during the cold months.

Location: CA, USA

Date Taken: 12/3/2007

Photographer: Lisamarie Windham-Myers
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Photographer Organization: USGS

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.

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Type: JPEG image - 3.32 MB
Dimensions: 2832 x 2128

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