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Rice Crop

Current Developments

Edited by Farooq Shah

Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan


Zafar Khan

Abdul Wali Khan University

Amjad Iqbal

Abdul Wali Khan University

Rice is a staple crop in many coastal and non-coastal areas of the globe and requires a large production area. With the increasing trends in population , it is pivotal to increase the production of this important crop for sustainability. The introduction of high-yielding rice cultivars through molecular breeding is one of the possibilities that can ensure sustainability. Additionally, development of new biotic and abiotic stress-resistant cultivars with higher nutritional value can revolutionize the rice industry.

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Rice CropCurrent DevelopmentsEdited by Farooq Shah

Published: September 5th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69831

ISBN: 978-1-78923-601-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-600-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-433-5

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

16763 Total Chapter Downloads

29 Crossref Citations

13 Web of Science Citations

51 Dimensions Citations


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1. Anther Culture as a Supplementary Tool for Rice Breeding

By D.M. Ruwani G. Mayakaduwa and Tara D. Silva


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2. Genetic Analysis of Biofortification of Micronutrient Breeding in Rice (Oryza sativa L.)

By Savitha Palanisamy


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3. Iron Biofortification of Rice: Progress and Prospects

By Andrew De-Xian Kok, Low Lee Yoon, Rogayah Sekeli, Wee Chien Yeong, Zetty Norhana Balia Yusof and Lai Kok Song


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4. Improving Rice Grain Quality by Enhancing Accumulation of Iron and Zinc While Minimizing Cadmium and Lead

By Lei Gao and Jie Xiong


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5. Rice Production with Furrow Irrigation in the Mississippi River Delta Region of the USA

By Gene Stevens, Matthew Rhine and Jim Heiser


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6. Rice Crop Rotation: A Solution for Weed Management

By Ananda Scherner, Fábio Schreiber, André Andres, Germani Concenço, Matheus Bastos Martins and Andressa Pitol


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7. Microwave Weed and Soil Treatment in Rice Production

By Muhammad Jamal Khan and Graham Ian Brodie


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8. Phosphorus Efficient Phenotype of Rice

By Josefine Kant, Takuma Ishizaki, Juan Pariasca-Tanaka, Terry Rose, Matthias Wissuwa and Michelle Watt


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9. Heavy Metal and Mineral Element-Induced Abiotic Stress in Rice Plant

By Anitha Mani and Kavitha Sankaranarayanan


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10. Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Rice (Oryza sativa L.): A Genomics Perspective of Salinity Tolerance

By Muhammad Saeed


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11. Natural Resistance of Sri Lankan Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Varieties to Broad-Spectrum Herbicides (Glyphosate and Glufosinate)

By Shyama R. Weerakoon, Seneviratnage Somaratne, E. M. Sachini I. Ekanayaka and Sachithri Munasighe


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12. Methanogens Harboring in Rice Rhizosphere Reduce Labile Organic Carbon Compounds to Produce Methane Gas

By Prabhat Pramanik and Pil Joo Kim


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13. Farmers’ Willingness to Cultivate Traditional Rice in Sri Lanka: A Case Study in Anuradhapura District

By Ginigaddara Appuhamilage Sanjeewanie Ginigaddara and Sampath Priya Disanayake


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14. Assessing the Impact of Collective Marketing of Paddy Rice in Innovation Platforms by Smallholder Producers in Benin

By Aminou Arouna


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