Rice Field in Japan (image) University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine Share Print E-Mail Caption Rice within the octagon in this field is part of an experiment started by a University of Tokyo professor and designed to grow rice under different atmospheric conditions. Photo was taken near Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Credit Toshihiro Jasegawa, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization of Japan Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.