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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The Deputy Commissioner directed the concerned officials to initiate action against those growers who had cultivated rice crops in the command area of the Rohri canal in the district in violation of the decision of Sindh Government.
In cultivated rice, usually autogamy is seen but natural cross pollination can also occur at low rates (Reona and Pahm, 1980).
Farmers transplant rice seedlings in a paddy field in Qalyub in Egypt's El-Kalubia governorate - REUTERS CAIRO -- 21 June 2018: Satellites spotted 576,000 feddans of cultivated rice (one feddan is about 1.038 acres) until now in Egypt's governorates, said Head of Planning Department and Rain Forecasting Center affiliated with the Irrigation Ministry, Iman Sayed Ahmed.
That jogged my gray cells and the memory surfaced of an anthropology article that I read in 19-forgotten, theorizing how ancient Filipinos came from South China via Batanes, went down the Luzon coast, and proceeded inland on the Agno River to the Cordilleras and on the Pasig and Laguna de Bay to the Sierra Madre where they cultivated rice in terraces as they did in China.
Weedy rice (Oryza sativa complex) locally known as 'padi angin' is the main competitors to cultivated rice [9].
For their study, the scientists included weedy red rice, which infests cultivated rice cropland.
Archaeologists, it says, found evidence of the use of wild and cultivated rice around 3,200 B.C.
They cultivated rice crop in an area of 2.31 million hectares in the outgoing fiscal year 201213 against 2.96 million hectares in 200809, thus showing a decline of around 22% In fact, the country loses about two lakh acres of basmati area every year and no one in the government takes notice of this development.
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