9780471431961

Rice: Origin, History, Technology, and Production

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  • ISBN13:

    9780471431961

  • ISBN10:

    0471431966

  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2002-11-01
  • Publisher: WILEY
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Summary

Thorough coverage of rice, from cultivar development to marketing Rice: Evolution, History, Production, and Technology, the third book in the Wiley Series in Crop Science, provides unique, single-source coverage of rice, from cultivar development techniques and soil characteristics to harvesting, storage, and germplasm resources. Rice covers the plant's origins and history, physiology and genetics, production and production hazards, harvesting, processing, and products. Comprehensive coverage includes: * Color plates of diseases, insects, and other production hazards * The latest information on pest control * Up-to-date material on marketing * A worldwide perspective of the rice industry Rice provides detailed information in an easy-to-use format, making it valuable to scientists and researchers as well as growers, processors, and grain merchants and shippers.

Table of Contents

Preface.
Contributors.
SECTION I: ORIGIN AND HISTORY.
Chapter 1.1: Origin, Domestication, and Diversification (Te-Tzu Chang).
Chapter 1.2: Biosystematics of the Genus Oryza (Duncan A. Vaughan and Hiroko Morishima).
Chapter 1.3: American Rice Industry

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