French rice

(Bot.) See Amelcorn.

See also: French, Rice

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In 1963, the enforcement of the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Community caused unfavorable conditions for French rice cultivation, which was confronted by the more competitive Italian rice cultivation.
The striped rice borer invasion reduced French rice competitiveness and consequently accelerated the decline in rice cultivation to 4,400 ha by 1981.
In 1994 the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade limited subsidies, and French rice cultivation, still fairly uncompetitive, experienced difficulties once again.