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Aromatic Rices

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Edited By: RK Singh, US Singh and GS Khush

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #116402 | ISBN: 1578081297
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Aromatic rices are distinct from normal rices in various ways. Besides the differences in fragrance and grain quality characteristics, aromatic rices require different environmental conditions and usually have lower yields. This volume provides in-depth and critical information on all aspects of aromatic rices, including taxonomy and origin, estimation of quality traits, chemistry and biochemistry of aroma, genetics and molecular biology, breeding, factors affecting aroma and other quality traits, crop protection, the status of research and development in different countries and international trade.


Taxonomy and origin of rice; rice grain quality evaluation procedures; chemistry and biochemistry of aroma in scented rice; genetics and biotechnology of quality traits in aromatic rices; breeding aromatic rice for high yield, improved aroma and grain quality; scented rice germplasm - conservation, evaluation and utilization; basmati rice of India; small and medium grained aromatic rices of India; aromatic rices of other countries - aromatic rices of Thailand; aromatic rices of Bangladesh; aromatic rices of Vietnam; aromatic rices of Iran; crop husbandry and environmental factors affecting aroma and other quality traits; plant protection in aromatic rices; India and the emerging global rice trade.

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