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    Basmati Rice Essay

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Golden Rice Controversy

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    but with stricter regulations in place and in order to stay relevant, Greenpeace has moved onto current issues, such as Golden Rice in India. However, the reasoning and effects of this issue has caused widespread controversy. Greenpeace’s protest on Golden Rice is causing it to lose support as it strays from their original goal of environmental protest into popular pseudoscience. Greenpeace found its beginnings in the Cold war as the “Don’t Make a Wave Committee,” a group of people who worked…

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    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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    Golden Rice Pros And Cons

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    Advocates of the use of genetic engineering techniques in food contend that the benefits would promote agricultural productivity, hence increase food supplies for the growing population and assist in feeding the world as well as contribute to one’s health. One example of a nutritional health benefits is the creation of Golden Rice.” To make Golden Rice, scientists insert genes into the edible part of the rice plant (Specter 13). Golden Rice is known to be enriched with vitamin A. The terrible…

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    Condoleezza Rice was the first African American woman to become Secretary of State. She is also a renowned political science professor at Stanford University and a concert pianist. With hard work, dedication, confidence, and support, she became one of the most successful politicians America has ever seen. Condoleezza Rice’s success story is interesting because various aspects of her life prove many of Malcolm Gladwell’s theories, including the Matthew Effect, The 10,000 hour rule, timing,…

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    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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    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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