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The Giant Rice of China

‘giant rice’ that stands over 2 meters tall has been developed in China   A new kind of rice that can grow as tall as 2.2 meters (7ft 2in) has been introduced and it has been called: “The Giant Rice”. This rice is expected to feed more people as scientists claimed its yield could be fifty per […]

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Iraqi farmers fight against imported goods

BAGHDAD — The Tureibil crossing, or more commonly known as the Karameh border crossing, between Jordan and Iraq reopened in early September in tandem with the opening of another border crossing with Saudi Arabia. This means that more foreign goods are likely to flow into the Iraqi market, which already lacks national products, especially food and agricultural goods. […]

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What’s Riceberry? What’s Rice Berry? What’s Red Rice?

Riceberry or Rice Berry or simply Red rice is a newly registered rice variety from Thailand originated from a cross-breed between Jao Hom Nin (JHN), the local non-glutinous purple rice and Khoa Dawk Mali 105 (Jasmine rice), the Thai Hom Mali Rice. The variety was created by Rice Science Center, Kasetsart University, Thailand through 4 years of strenuous selection for nutritional properties, anthocyanin stability, […]

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68 quick facts about rice!

1)    Rice is the source of one quarter of global per capita human energy. 2)    The average American consumes 25 lbs of rice per year, 4 of which come from drinking beer. 3)    Eleven percent of the world’s arable land, are given over to rice cultivation – more than 500 million hectares. 4)    The first […]

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What’s Calrose rice?

Calrose is a medium grain rice variety, notable for being the founding variety of the California rice industry. Calrose (USDA # C.I. 8988) originated and was developed at the Rice Experiment Station of UC Davis near Biggs, California and released to California growers in 1948. It grew in popularity with growers, marketers, and consumers to become the prominent rice variety in California until […]

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