cultivated rice


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

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He said teams, comprising officials of Revenue, Irrigation and Agriculture departments had been constituted to destroy rice crops if cultivated in the district and action would be initiated from today and cases would also be registered against farmers and landlords who had cultivated rice crops.
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.
Understanding the phenotypic affinity of weedy rice, when compared to wild and cultivated rice species and varieties will help in the understanding of the possible origin and evolution of this important pest in the rice agroecosystem.
Currently the country has around 12.2 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. They carbon-dated a small clutch of grains from an archaeological excavation at Sorori, in Chungbuk province, and were stunned to find that the rice was between 14,000 and 15,000 years old.
87-123; Siddique et al., 1988; Kalita et al., 1994; Rao, 1994), and cultivated rice (O.
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.