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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Rice Production Guidelines - Varieties

Authors
item Kloesterboer, A - TEXAS A&M UNIV
item McClung, Anna
item McClung, Anna

Submitted to: Rice Production
Publication Type: Experiment Station
Publication Acceptance Date: October 1, 1997
Publication Date: N/A

Interpretive Summary: This publication presents an overview of rice production practices that are recommended for the Texas rice growing area. The section on Varieties' presents a comparison of eighteen cultivars that are adapted for production in Texas. Ten of these rice cultivars are conventional long-grains, four are specialty aromatic rices, and four are medium grain cultivars. This document provides a succinct comparison of these cultivars for height, maturity, yield, milling quality, reaction diseases, and other pertinent traits in an effort to help producers in their decision making process for cultivating rice in Texas.

Technical Abstract: This publication presents an overview of rice production practices that are recommended for the Texas rice growing area. The section on Varieties' presents a comparison of eighteen cultivars that are adapted for production in Texas. Ten of these rice cultivars are conventional long-grains, four are specialty aromatic rices, and four are medium grain cultivars. This document provides a succinct comparison of these cultivars for height, maturity, yield, milling quality, reaction diseases, and other pertinent traits in an effort to help producers in their decision making process for cultivating rice in Texas.

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