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Rice production under threat due to higher fertilizer costs, booming demand

China's worried about the crop impact of pests, while India's output depends on a good monsoon

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food security | Food production | Fertiliser

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A worker rests on top of wheat grain sacks at a wholesale market in the Narela district of New Delhi, India. (Photo: Bloomberg)
A worker rests on top of wheat grain sacks at a wholesale market in the Narela district of New Delhi, India. (Photo: Bloomberg)

Rice production is under threat in parts of Asia from higher fertilizer costs at a time when demand is increasing, posing a potential risk to and efforts to contain inflation.

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First Published: Sun, July 10 2022. 09:19 IST

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