This glossary contains many of the terms you will find in the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics websites. You can view the different definitions by domain using the drop down menu. Or, you can search for a specific term in the Glossary by typing the term in the text box and then click the Search button.
- Rainfed palay
- - refers to palay crop that depends solely upon rainfall for its water supply; usually planted through transplanting or direct seeding in fields with dikes that retain water. There may be dikes in the field to hold water in the case of lowland-rainfed, or none in the case of upland palay.
- - payments for the use of land, machine, animal, tools and farm machineries.
- Root crops
- - crops with well developed underground edible roots. They are classified into tubers and roots. Roots which are more starchy and rich in carbohydrates include gabi, ubi and white potato. Tubers include beets, radish, carrots and turnips.