Rice culture in the United States.

Description:

Discusses varieties of rice, rice growing, and use of rice as food.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1900  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1900
  • Digitized: February 15, 2009
Description:

Discusses varieties of rice, rice growing, and use of rice as food.

Note:

"Based on Bulletin no. 22 of the Division of Botany ... written by the same author."

Includes bibliographical references.

Contents: Introduction -- Varieties of rice -- Production and importation of rice -- Rice-growing sections -- Soils adapted to rice -- Rice lands -- Irrigation -- Preparing the ground -- Drainage -- Sowing -- Flooding -- Uniform ripening -- Fertilizing -- Weedy grasses -- Red rice -- Harvesting -- Thrashing -- The question of labor -- Yield of rice -- Rice milling -- Effects of fashion in rice -- Rice as a food -- By-products of rice culture -- Rice cultivation in southwestern Louisiana and southeastern Texas -- prospects for extension of rice industry.

Physical Description:

28 p. ; 23 cm.

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Keyword(s): oryza sativa | oryza glaberrima | oryza | grain | growing rice | zizania | rice farming | rice cultivation
Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 110.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Collection:
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 15045368 |
  • GOVNO: A 1.9:110
  • UNTCAT: b3292373 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc6434
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Public