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Cold Tolerance in Rice Cultivation

1st Edition

By Pranab Basuchaudhuri

CRC Press

210 pages | 11 Color Illus. | 38 B/W Illus.

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Rice is the staple food for more than half of the world's population, yet cold temperatures during the cropping period cause a significant loss of yield. To cope with the world's increasing population, it is necessary to develop high yielding rice varieties that are tolerant to abiotic stress conditions, such as drought, salinity, and cold. This book provides a clear understanding of cold stress in rice in the hopes that it will provide insight to the subject for further research so that rice plants may be grown efficiently in cold regions with high productivity.

Table of Contents


Seed Germination

Vegetative Growth

Reproductive Development

Grain Development

Yield and Yield Components

Crop Improvement


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General