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Rice Quality Handbook
Rice Quality Handbook
Publication Number: 3514
Copyright Date: 2009
Length: 141 pp
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-1-60107-622-9
Author: R. G. MUTTERS, J. F. THOMPSON
Inventory Type: Paperback
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Winner 2010 Certificate of Excellence in Educational Materials from the American Society of Agronomy

This manual provides a step-by-step guide to producing high-quality rice from planting to postharvest. Inside this 141-page guide you'll find information on:

•Rice quality considerations in the global market
•Choosing the correct variety
•Cultural practices
•Harvest procedures
•Effects of weather conditions at harvest
•Drying methods
•Effects of temperature and moisture content on quality
•Controlling insects during storage
•Controlling the growth of molds and bacteria

While written with the Sacramento Valley in California in mind, growers, buyers, and operators of dryers, warehouses, and processing operations worldwide will benefit from this handbook.

The Rice Quality Handbook is a collaboration of University of California Cooperative Extension advisors, UC Davis faculty, and researchers at the USDA Western Regional Research Laboratory in Albany, California.

Illustrated with 39 color photographs, 58 graphs, and 35 line drawings. An English-metric conversion chart and an index round out this essential manual.