Paddy fields are a chief source of which greenhouse gas?

  1. juniorsbook profile image73
    juniorsbookposted 7 years ago

    Paddy fields are a chief source of which greenhouse gas?

  2. monaz profile image59
    monazposted 7 years ago

    The second important gas that causes greenhouse effect is methane. It is colorless, odorless gas used for domestic as well as industrial purpose. Methane is produced naturally by animals like cow, camels, and goats. It is produces near the water resources in large amount and when there is little amount of air. The main important sources of methane are

    1. Livestock
    2. Rice paddies

    Rice paddy fields produces huge amount of methane. Methane traps 20 times than that of carbon dioxide.

 
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