1st Edition

Rice In The Tropics
A Guide To Development Of National Programs

ISBN 9780367301514
Published November 26, 2020 by CRC Press
256 Pages

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Book Description

Published in 1979. This book the first IADS sponsored volume on a commodity written especially for authorities, nonagricultural as well as agricultural, in developing countries and for the assistance agencies which cooperate with them. There are scores of commodities and problem areas for which comprehensive presentations of available information

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Preface -- The Importance of Rice as a World Crop, and Its Principal Characteristics -- The Modern Rice Plant and the New Technology: Greater Potentials for Rice Production in the Tropics -- Problems of Postharvest Technology -- Rice Marketing -- Some Successful Rice Production Programs -- Promising Rice Research -- Elements of a Successful Accelerated Rice Production Program -- A National Rice Program: Putting the Ingredients Together -- Appendix: Where and How To Get Assistance

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Robert F. Chandler