This section investigates the production of rice from planting to by-products.
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- The Rice Plant
The plant has many different variations, but is generally a short living plant, with an average life span of 3-7 months. Find out more about the rice plant.
- Cultivation and Harvesting
Rice is cultivated in many different ways around the world, the different methods used can differ greatly even in the same locality.
After the rice has been harvested, it is threshed to loosen the hulls, normally by failing, treading or working in a mortar and winnowed free of chaff by tossing it in the air above a sheet or mat.
This section covers a range of uses for the rice plant.