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STRATEGIES FOR PRODUCING MORE RICE WITH LESS WATER

Rice is life for more than half of humanity. It is the grain that has shaped the cultures, diets, and economies of billions of people in the world. Food security in the world is challenged by increasing food demand and threatened by declining water availability. More recently, the inc... Read More

AEROBIC RICE SYSTEMS

About 90% of rice is produced and consumed in Asia, where the demand for rice is on the increase due to increasing population. Rice is a semiaquatic plant and grows well under lowland flooded anaerobic conditions. Most high yielding varieties yielding 6-8 t/ha have been developed to s... Read More