RICE

Our Staple Food

       Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa(Asian rice).As a cereal grain, it is the mostly widely comsumed staple food for a large part of the world's human population,especially in Asia.It is the agricultural commodity with the third-highest worldwide production (rice,741.5 million tonnes in 2014),after sugerance(1.9 billon tonnes) and maize(1.0 billion tonnes).

       Rice,a monocot, is normally grown as an annual part,although in tropical areas it can survive as perennial ands can produce a ratoon crop for up to 30 years.Rice cultivation is well-suited to countries and regions with low labor costs and high rainfalls ,as it is


Type and Description of Rice