June 24, 2016
rice in sack

AfricaRice calls for vigilance over poor quality imported rice into African countries

As part of its mandate, the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) plays a key role in advising its member countries on critical rice production and marketing issues. […]
June 6, 2016

Drying systems

Drying can be done using either traditional or mechanical drying systems that have varying technological complexity and capacities for either farm or commercial level.
June 6, 2016

Harvesting systems

Various harvesting systems can be observed in different locations. A wide variety of tools may be used such as knives, sickles, animals, stationary threshing machines, tractor-mounted […]
June 3, 2016

Water management 

  A thin film of water (2-3 cm) should be maintained at the time of weedicide application and should not be drained up to one week. […]
June 3, 2016

Weed Management 

Three types of weeds are found in rice fields in Andhra Pradesh i)   Grasses : Monocots, tworanked leaves ii)  Sedges : Similar to grasses but have […]