Definition of 3C7 Rice Cultivations Source Category
Methane (CH4) emissions from anaerobic decomposition of organic material in flooded rice fields. Any N2O emissions from the use of nitrogen-based fertilizers in rice cultivation should be reported under N2O emissions from managed soils.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories. Prepared by the National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Programme, Eggleston H.S., Buenida L., Miwa K., Ngara T., and Tanabe K. (eds.). IGES, 2006.
Available online at: http://www.ipcc-tfi.iges.or.jp/public/2006gl/index.html