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The present status of rice culture in the United States

S. A. Knapp

The present status of rice culture in the United States

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Division of Botany in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rice -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby S.A. Knapp.
    SeriesBulletin / U.S. Department of Agriculture. Division of Botany -- no. 22, Bulletin (United States. Division of Botany) -- no. 22.
    ContributionsUnited States. Division of Botany.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p., 3 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22991291M

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This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the : Seaman Asahel Knapp.

--Methods of rice cultivation in the United States: South Carolina and Georgia --North Carolina, Florida, and Mississippi --Eastern Louisiana --Southwestern Louisiana and southeastern Texas --Genera notes on culture and treatment of rice: preparing the ground --Sowing --Injury to bloom --Flooding --Harvesting --Thrashing --Fertilizing --Soils adapted to rice --Wages and.

Rice has been grown as a commercial crop in the United States since the latter part of the 17th century. The chapter deals with soil and climatic requirements, cropping systems, land preparation, irrigation and drainage, seeding rice, crop fertilization, harvesting, drying, storing, and by: 7.

Adrian Dubock: The present status of Golden Rice 71 time of the UN meetings above. However the research, initiated also in the early The present status of rice culture in the United States book which led to the creation in of what came to be known as Golden Rice[12], was initiated by the teams of Ingo Potrykus and Peter Beyer in recognition of the same need.

GoldenCited by:   Modern rice cultivation in America is now centered at Arkansas, Mississippi, California and Texas through the use of varying cultural producing practices.

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Of the country's row crop farms, rice farms are the most capital-intensive, and have the highest national land rental rate average. In the US, all rice acreage requires approximately million acres in the US were under rice production; an increase was. Rice is a central part of many cultures – some countries even credit rice cultivation with the development of their civilization.

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Rice, the primary staple for more than half the world's population, is produced worldwide, with about 90 percent grown in Asia. The United States is a major exporter, with the global market accounting for nearly half the annual sales volume of U.S.-produced rice.

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Rice farming in the United States has historically been a large-scale, capital-intensive enterprise, heavily dependent upon international markets. The United States markets annually 15–30 percent of the total world rice exports, although it accounts for only 2 percent.

The culture of the United States of America is primarily of Western origin, but is influenced by a multicultural ethos that includes African, Native American, Asian, Pacific Island, and Latin American people and their cultures. It also has its own distinct social and cultural characteristics, such as dialect, music, arts, social habits, cuisine, and folklore.

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