Aerobic rice - A success story

Singh, A.K. and Chinnusamy, V. (2007) Aerobic rice - A success story. Indian Farming, 57 (8). pp. 7-10.

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Rice has very low water-use efficiency and under irrigated conditions it consumes 3,000 to 5,000 litres of water to produce one kilogram of rice. Transplanted rice with continuous submergence production conditions is the single biggest user of freshwater. In India, rice alone consumes more than 40% of the irrigation...

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Water Technology Centre, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 1 10012
Subjects: Plant Production
Crop Improvement
Divisions: Other Crops
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT-InfoSAT
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2012 09:31
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2012 09:32

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