The Types of Rice

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Rice is the staple food of the countries in the continent Asia. Rice is a crop clumping grass. An agricultural crop is derived from the two continents, Asia and West Africa.

The Types of Rice

Historical evidence shows that the cultivation of rice in Zhejiang (China) has been started in 3000 BC. Grain fossils found in Hastinapur, Uttar Pradesh, India, about 100-300 BC.
The leading of rice producing in some of countries, they are; China 31% of total world production, India 20% and Indonesia 9%. However, only a small part of the world rice production is traded about 5%-6%. Thailand is a major rice exporter (26% of total rice traded in the world), followed by Vietnam (15%) and United States (11%). While Indonesia is the world's biggest rice importer (14% of the rice traded in the world) followed by Bangladesh (4%), and Brazil (3%).

Types of Rice Plants

Types of rice plants cultivated in accordance with the conditions of the land area:
1). In some areas of rainfed upland rice varieties developed which is a type of upland rice, which gives inundation of specified intervals so that the rice remains increased. Types of upland rice cultivation can be found in the area of Lombok.
2). Swamp rice growing wild or cultivated in a swamp. Besides in Borneo, this type of rice is found in the valley of the Ganges. Swamp rice is able to form long rods so as to follow the change in water depth of seasonal extremes.
3). Pera rice is rice with the starch amylosa content of more than 20% in rice.
4). Sticky rice, either white, red or black, has long been recognized. Sticky rice rice has amylosa content below 1% on rice starch.
5). Fragrant rice or aromatic rice developed people in some places in Asia, which is a famous race Pandanwangi Cianjur (now a superior cultivars) and Rajalele. Both of these cultivars are long-lived Javanica varieties.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
23rd Oct 2014 (#)

I like a lo the Basmati a lot and by the way awesome post!

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author avatar Mutimut
23rd Oct 2014 (#)

Thank you fern, for your nice comment.

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author avatar viewgreen
23rd Oct 2014 (#)

Informative article, world's biggest rice importer, I just surprised for Indonesia, Bangladesh and Brazil. Are they in tropic countries?.. Thanks for sharing.

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author avatar Mutimut
23rd Oct 2014 (#)

yes of course. you shouldn't suprise because people in Indonesia, Bangladesh and Brazil use rice for their food. Sometimes, the rice production in the country, not enough to meet the community demand. Thank you for your comment.

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author avatar AjaySinghChauhan
25th Oct 2014 (#)

very interesting, thanks for sharing it with us

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author avatar Mutimut
26th Oct 2014 (#)

Thank you ajay, for your nice comment.

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author avatar SunBirds
26th Oct 2014 (#)

Your article, very nice friend
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author avatar Mutimut
26th Oct 2014 (#)

Thank you, for your nice comment.

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author avatar Retired
27th Oct 2014 (#)

I did not realize that there are so many varieties of rice. You mean there's more than just Uncle Ben's?

Just joking. An informative post!

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author avatar Mutimut
27th Oct 2014 (#)

Thank you for visit here and keep sharing.

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author avatar puncakceria
6th Dec 2014 (#)

Informative article... good job my dear. Thank you for sharing this informations. Have a great day. :)

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author avatar Shilpa A
28th Apr 2015 (#)

V.interesting

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