1. This manual is designed to help agricultural field workers identify the most common problems of rice in the tropics. The text is non-technical: common names have been used exclusively (scientific names of insets may be found on p. 48, 49).
  2. What will a farmer who would like to plant a certain rice cultivar for the coming season do when he or she only has a limited amount of seeds? Clonal propagation can be resorted to. Clonal propagation is a method of multiplying rice plants from a single grain, an aged seedling or a rice stubble....
  3. 1979-01-01 To improve the understanding of rice culture among farmers, technicians, teachers, and scientists, B.S.Vergara of the IRRI plant physiology department prepared this handbook. It should be useful to technicians and the farmers that they serve.
  4. 2019-03-05 Properly drying paddy rice can avoid huge losses. When your rice is not dried properly, you can lose crop to mold, pests, and other issues. Paddy drying is difficult, especially during rainy and cloudy days. This is why it is best to use a dryer for your crop. The BAU-STR is an efficient batch...
  5. Abstract,Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 2013 Rice is the second major food crop in central Asia. Climate change may greatly affect the rice production in the region. This study quantifies the effects of projected increases in temperature and atmospheric CO2concentration on the...
  6. Abstract, Plant Production Science, 2019 January Mechanised rice production has started to take place in response to rural labour shortage and increased labour cost in Khammouan province in central Laos where subsistence rice production is being replaced with commercial agriculture. This paper...
  7. This book is of unusual significance. It is the first IADS-sponsored volume on a commodity written expecially for authorities, nonagricultural as well as agricultural, in developing countries and for the assistance agencies which cooperate with them.
  8. 2009-07-01 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #2 In a 2001 ECHO Development Notes article, “SRI, the System of Rice Intensification: Less can be more,” ECHO first reported on SRI’s radical rice production steps including: Transplanting rice seedlings when the first two leaves have emerged, usually sometime...
  9. 2010-01-01 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #4 Does rice straw have any value? Looking at the practices of most farmers, it seems not! The burning of rice straw is a common sight during the harvest period in many parts of Asia. Yet a number of farmers think otherwise. One of them is Isidro Prado from...