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Rice Origin, History, Technology, and Production

by C. Wayne Smith

Part of the Wiley Series in Crop Science Series

Rice Origin, History, Technology, and Production Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780471345169
Publication date: 26th August 2002
Author: C. Wayne Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 656 pages
Categories: Cereal crops, History: specific events & topics,

About C. Wayne Smith

C. Wayne Smith, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, and Robert H. Dilday, Rice Research and Extension Center, University of Arkansas, Stuttgart, AR. C. Wayne Smith, editor of the Wiley series on Crops and co-editor of this volume of the series, received his doctorate in 1978 from the University of Tennessee and joined Texas A&M as a professor in 1986. Robert Dilday is a research geneticist with the USDA-ARS at the University of Arkansas.

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