cultivated rice

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Noun1.cultivated rice - yields the staple food of 50 percent of world's populationcultivated rice - yields the staple food of 50 percent of world's population
rice - grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
rice - annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper
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Will reducing cultivated rice areas rationalize water?
QTL mapping and introgression of yield-related traits from Oryzaglumaepatula to cultivated rice (Oryza sativa) using microsatellite markers.
Rice blast is the most serious disease of cultivated rice.
The sources said the Prime Minister would distribute financial assistance cheques amounting to Rs 950 million among the rice and cotton growers who cultivated rice and cotton crops over 189926 acres of land in the district.
As traditional varieties handed down through generations of a clan or village, these unique crops have high nutritional properties, are in limited supply due to longer growing periods, and are more expensive than more widely cultivated rice, especially in specialty niche markets in the Philippines and abroad.
For their study, the scientists included weedy red rice, which infests cultivated rice cropland.
Weedy rice (Oryza sativa complex) locally known as 'padi angin' is the main competitors to cultivated rice [9].
Archaeologists, it says, found evidence of the use of wild and cultivated rice around 3,200 B.
Cultivated rice under aerobic condition typically decreases both growth and yield.
Olsen, postdoctoral researcher Cindy Vigueira, and their colleagues have shown that different mutations of the same genes underlie the loss of shattering, and the straw-colored hulls and white grains of both Asian and African cultivated rice.
Leaf development of cultivated rice and weedy red rice under elevated temperature scenarios