Taiwan (TARI) Site

Site Description

Locations

Taiwan TARI
Site Extent   Centroid: 24.041, 120.661
Top left: 24.1, 120.608 Bottom Right: 23.983, 120.713

Location:

The study site (Changhua and Yulin counties) covering approximately 3,170 km2 was selected for rice crop mapping and yield estimation (Figure 1).

Topography:

The elevation ranges from 0 –1,777 m above the mean sea level.

Soils:

Silty loan

Drainage class/irrigation:

moderate to imperfect

Crop calendar:

There are two rice-cropping seasons per year. The first crop is from February–March to June–July, and the second is from August–September to November–December.


Field size:

Ranging from 0.5 – 1.1 ha.

Climate and weather:

Subtropical monsoon with the occurrence of typhoons and drought events from time to time during the year.

Agricultural methods used:

Transplanting

Photograph(s): 


Figure 1. Location of the study site with reference to the geography of Taiwan.

©2015 Joint Experiment for Crop Assessment and Monitoring
© HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN RIGHT OF CANADA SA MAJESTE LA REINE DU CHEF DU CANADA (2015)