rice grains

rice grains

[′rīs ‚grānz]
(astronomy)
Bright patches that stand out against the darker background of the surface of the sun; they are short-lived, and the pattern changes in a matter of minutes.
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The bug sucks the contents of rice grains in the milking stage, causing moisture loss and discoloration.
Besides, the US-88 variety has long grains, which he believes should persuade traders and commercial sellers to buy them at a higher farm-gate price than what they used to buy the other hybrid rice grains.
Identification of stable QTLs causing chalk in rice grains in nine environments.
These diseases are also considered to affect the grain quality, breaking of rice grains during milling, weight loss, exports, post-harvest losses, crop yield and ultimately badly affect the economy of Pakistan (Ghazanfar et al.
In contrast, rice grains can go bad after six months in storage, he said.
Recently, the NFA-Iloilo trained farmer-members of 12 cooperatives on how to classify rice grains which should be delivered to the NFA.
Surrounded by waves of joy and excitement, farmers and their families worked to gather the rice grains from huge fields.
The milling yield was determined only in the 2014/14 growing season by collecting a sample of 100 g of rice grains in each plot, which was processed in a test mill for 1 minute; then, the polished grains were weighed, and the value obtained was regarded as the effective performance, with the results being expressed as a percentage.
The fungal microbiota that most affects stored rice grains is of two genera: Penicillium and Aspergillus (Pitt, 2000).
SUSIBA2 directs more carbon into the rice grains themselves--hence, larger crop yields--and less into the plant roots, where bacteria would convert it into methane via the process of methanogenesis.