cultivated rice


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yields the staple food of 50 percent of world's population

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Both Asian and African cultivated rice "broke" at roughly the same places under selection pressure from early farmers.
The objective of this study was to simulate leaf development of cultivated rice genotypes and weedy red rice biotypes in climate change scenarios at Santa Maria, RS, Brazil, considering symmetric and asymmetric increases in daily minimum and maximum air temperatures.
Because the arthropod vectors can't survive under water, they are rare in cultivated rice paddies, which are flooded on a regular basis.
Around the rim of the park, farmers have for centuries cultivated rice prized for use in paella.
13) The paddy tax registers bore the name of the taxpayer, his wife, the surface area of cultivated rice paddies, the surface area of non-cultivated rice paddies, the amount harvested and the tax due.
2 million hectares of cultivated rice fields and hybrid seeds have been used only for 10% or 10,000 hectares of the rice fields.
By some estimates, nearly 80 percent of the rice marketed to consumers as wild rice is actually cultivated rice grown in commercial paddies in California and Minnesota by non-natives.
The seeds have adapted well to dark soils and are developing well with the application of organic fertilizer and biological control for plagues and illnesses, said Lopez, who has cultivated rice for over 25 years and obtains high yields by using transplant techniques.
It is diploid, of AA type genome and because of its genetic relatedness to cultivated rice it is included in the O.
In October of last year, researchers in South Korea revealed that they had found the oldest cultivated rice.
The earliest known samples of cultivated rice, which are found near the Yangtze Valley, date from over 8,000 years ago, making it older even than the ancient olive.
Even those interested only in monocultural cultivated rice, says University of Minnesota agronomist Ervin Oelke, should be concerned with preserving wild varieties.
The discovery of rice phytolith, hardened remains of mineral matter secreted by living plants, under the Asanebana shell mound predates the earliest known remains of cultivated rice in Japan, said Hiroaki Kobayashi, a professor at the Okayama University of Science.