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  • Basmati Rice Essay

    Basmati rice is long grained aromatic rice which is traditionally grown and cultivated in India and Pakistan. The aroma of basmati rice is typical and is due to the aroma compound 2-acetyl-1 pyrroline. Basmati rice contains about 0.99 ppm of this aromatic chemical compound naturally which is about 12 times more than the content of this compound in other non - basmati varieties of rice. There are several varieties of basmati rice that are produced in India as well as Pakistan. Cooking basmati rice is not an easy task though it is a basic task. Basmati rice is said to be perfectly cooked when all its grain stand out separately and no grain is left uncooked. There are a few tips that can ensure that basmati rice gets cooked perfectly. It is recommended to soak basmati rice before cooking. This expands the length of the rice grains. When rice is being cooked, it must be covered with a lid so that the rice is steamed when it is cooked. Also stirring of rice must be avoided when rice is…

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  • Rice Simulation And Climate Change

    Japan (Horie et al. 2000), China (Shen et al. 2010), Korea (Lee et al. 2012) and India (Krishnan et al. 2007) reported the country-specific discrepancies in future rice yield due to climate warming; the highest decrease in rice yield will probably occur in most areas of low latitude (Krishnan et al. 2011), whereas increase in rice yield may occur in some area of high latitudes (Rosenzweig et al. 2014). Nevertheless, spatial and temporal changes in rice yield are quantified by the modeling…

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  • Analysis Of No More Mr. Rice-Guy: Handling Pests And Selling Rice

    No More Mr. Rice-Guy: Handling Pests and Selling Rice In a dream world maybe everyone lives in a castle or people can fly, dragons exist or wizards are real, or maybe rice crops would never be devoured by pests or attacked by disease. This miracle dream world may vary by age, whether you are a 2nd grader hopped up on sugar or a farmer with a good imagination and high hopes. However, for the farmer the only part of their dream that is so far fetched is ‘never’ because there are ways to handle…

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  • Essay On Genetic Improvement Of Rice

    genetic improvement of modern rice varieties needed for the understanding of nutrient efficiency and increasing of grain yield potential has played a major role in crop breeding programe. (or) Identification and genetic improvement of modern rice varieties needed for the understanding of nutrient efficiency and increasing of grain yield potential has taken a primary objective to plant breeders and biotechnologist. The Periodic appraisal of genetic improvement of rice, have been contributed to…

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  • Negative Impacts Of Climate Change On The Rice Supply Chain

    Firstly, the rice supply chain involves a lot of parties, namely, farmers, paddy brokers, wholesalers, BULOG and rice millers. If this study focus on a farmer, for instance, the impacts of climate change on other parties may not be understood well. Secondly, rice farming has a high contribution to economic growth. This means that rice is important for employment and economic activity (BPS, 2013). As climate change could affect the rice supply chain, climate change could affect society as…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Golden Rice By John Robbins

    There are many types of rice, such as brown rice, sticky rice, and long-grain rice. They are all good for the human need, but what about the “Golden Rice”? In “Can GMOs Help End World Hunger?”, by John Robbins, the author explains how genetically engineered rice has failed to help the world hunger, and what he has discovered as the real purpose of Monsanto. At the beginning Robbins has used reliable sources to inform what was the “golden rice,” and he has well explained the advantage and…

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  • Golden Rice Can End World Hunger Analysis

    In Reinhard Renneberg’s article, “Golden rice can end world hunger,” he explains his ideas on the highly controversial topic of GMO Golden Rice. He begins the article by introducing the problem: 250 million children are suffering from provitamin A deficiency, which is important for resistance against infectious diseases. Renneberg’s solution is to use Golden Rice that is genetically modified containing maize DNA, which has provitamin A. He believes this to be a strong solution because rice is a…

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  • Rice Vs Brown Rice Essay

    grain" definition that relates to how much it has been processed. I was confused to see this label on white rice, which is considered as refined grain. After some research I learned that the bran, germ, and B vitamins were added back into this product. This made me ponder upon how informed the ordinary consumers are on food labels and the nutrients that they are obtaining. When searching for whole grain rice and reading the labels for fiber content, I realized that fiber is much higher in…

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  • Characteristics Of Rice

    Rice (Oryza sativa) is one of the most widely consumed staple foods in the world. It is especially popular in Asia. Rice serves as a major source of carbohydrate to consumers. Besides that, rice provides vitamins and minerals such as magnesium and vitamin B6 to consumers (United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, 2015). Rice can be broadly grouped into two main subspecies: indica and japonica. The indica subspecies are long and slender, while japonica grains are…

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  • The African Women Who Preceded Uncle Ben Analysis

    women’s history writing, and then proceed to illustrate a brief history of American women and the perceptions that surround them. In particular, they focus on the erasure of their history, invisible labor, and the undervaluation of women’s work. Judith Carney, in her essay “The African Women Who Preceded Uncle Ben: Black Rice in Carolina,” echoes many of the tenants set forth by the introduction, but also goes beyond to tackle…

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