Was Asian Rice
) Domesticated More Than Once?http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ajb/article/vi...
Determination of genetic variability of Asian rice
L.) varieties using microsatellite markershttp://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/...Asian rice
, Oryza sativa
, is one of world's oldest crop species. It is also a very diverse crop, with tens of thousands of varieties known throughout the world. Two major subspecies of rice -- japonica
-- represent most of the world’s varieties.http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/...rice
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Pronunciation: /rʌɪs /
1a swamp grass which is widely cultivated as a source of food, especially in Asia.Oryza sativa
, family Gramineae. […]
Rice provides the staple diet of half the world’s population and is second only to wheat in terms of total output. Rice seedlings are usually planted in flooded fields or paddies, so that terraces are necessary on hillsides and a reliable source of water is essential
Middle English: from Old French ris
, from Italian riso
, from Greek oruza
: small white or brown grains that come from a southeast Asian plant and that are used for food
: the plant that produces rice
Full Definition of RICE
: the starchy seeds of an annual southeast Asian cereal grass (Oryza sativa
) that are cooked and used for food; also
: this cereal grass that is widely cultivated in warm climates for its seeds and by-products — compare wild rice
Origin of RICE
Middle English rys
, from Anglo-French ris
, from Old Italian riso
, from Greek oryza
, of Iranian origin; akin to Pashto wriže
rice; akin to Sanskrit vrīhi
First Known Use: 13th centuryhttp://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/e...rice
1. an erect grass, Oryza sativa
, that grows in East Asia on wet ground and has drooping flower spikes and yellow oblong edible grains that become white when polished
2. the grain of this plant
, via French, Italian, and Latin from Greek orūza
, of Oriental originhttp://www.ahdictionary.com/word/search.html?...rice
1. A cereal grass (Oryza sativa
) that is cultivated extensively in warm climates for its edible gn.
2. The starchy gn of this plant, used as a staple food throughout the world.
[Middle English, fromOld French ris
, fromOld Italian riso
, fromLatin oryza
, fromGreek oruza
, of Indo-Iranian origin.]http://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ORSAOryza sativa
• S: (n) cultivated rice
, Oryza sativa
(yields the staple food of 50 percent of world's population)http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14602665
Gene flow from cultivated rice
) to its weedy and wild relatives.http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/plant/ipc/weedinfo/ory...
Evidence suggests that cultivated rice
L.) was originally derived from perennial wild red rice.
Wissenschaftlicher Name: Oryza sativa
L.http://www.pflanzenforschung.de/de/themen/pfl...ReisOryza sativahttp://pflanzenbestimmung.info/oryza-sativa/Oryza sativa
, mit lateinischem Namen Oryza sativa
, gehört zur Familie der Gräser.http://www.gartenmagazine.de/reis-anbau-im-ga...
Eckdaten der Reispflanze Oryza sativahttp://books.google.com/books/about/Einflu%C3...
Einfluß der Saatzeit auf Wachstum, Entwicklung und Ertragsbildung der Reispflanze Oryza sativa
L. in den Lianos Orientales von Kolumbien