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Rice agriculture weaves a powerful economic and cultural leitmotif across the countries of Southeast Asia. In conjunction with Mann Library's April 2013 exhibition spotlight on Myanmar--one Southeast Asian country currently receiving growing attention from the international community—we highlight a few key facts about rice, a major Southeast Asian food staple and one of the most important grain crops in the world economy. (Slideshow produced by Megan Gilbert ' 13)