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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 , 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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