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Rice. World Agriculture Series

  • ID: 3938862
  • Book
  • Region: Global
  • 344 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Rice is the definitive reference on this key staple crop′s physiology, genetics, genomics, pest and disease management, production, and harvesting and processing. This valuable volume, divided into five main sections: Biology, Disciplines Related to Production, Production, Harvesting and Processing, and Breeding Efforts, will serve as a single source for all key information on this important crop.Rice will also cover the latest information available on rice genomics that will be valuable to rice professionals and researchers as well as those using rice as a model research plant. Edited by a leading rice scientist,Rice is a must–have definitive reference for anyone working with this key staple crop.
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Introduction.

Part I. Biology, Agronomy and Economics of Rice Production.

1. Rice Structure (Anatomy and Morphology).

2 Development.

3. Physiology.

4. Genetics.

5. Mineral Nutrition of Rice.

6. Chemical Composition of the Rice Plant and How These Compositions Change with Development.

Part II. Practical Disciplines Related to Rice Production.

1. Rice Diseases.

2. Insects Impacting the Rice Crop.

3. Rice Weeds.

4. Soil and Soil Factors Related to Rice Production.

5. Economics of Production and Marketing of Rice.

Part III. Production.

1. Production Systems.

2. Components of the Systems Including Planting, Irrigation, Fertilization, Weed, Insect and Disease Control and Harvest and Milling.

Part IV. Harvesting, Drying, Milling and Processing.

1. Harvesting.

2. Drying.

3. Milling.

4. Processing.

Part V. Rice Breeding Efforts.

1. Breeding as Integration.

2. Modern Breeding Efforts.

3. Breeding Efforts Around the World.

4. Hybrid Rice Breeding

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Paul A. Counce is a Rice Physiologist and Professor at the Rice Research and Extension Center, University of Arkansas.
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