Step by Step Production >> Growth

Important management factors should be considered during the growth of the rice crop. These include planting method, water, fertilizer, weeds, pests and diseases, and harvesting


Planting the crop on time will help to produce a fast-growing, uniform crop that will have higher yields and will be better able to compete with weeds and pests. The best time of planting depends on the locality ...

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Water Management

Rice is typically grown in bunded fields that are continuously flooded up to 7-10 days before crop harvest. Continuous flooding helps ensure sufficient water and control weeds. Lowland rice requires a lot of water.

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Fertilizer Management

Most soils provide only limited amount of nutrients to the crops, therefore fertilizers need to be applied to compensate the crop nutrient requirement and for increasing the increase grain ...

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Weed Management

Weeds compete directly with the rice plants and reduce rice yield. Presence of each 1 kg dry matter of weeds is equivalent to 1 kg grain loss. Weeds cause maximum yield loss within the first ...

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Pests and Diseases

The majorinsect pests of rice crop include rice hispa, yellow stem borer, rice bug, brown plant hopper, leaf folders, caseworm, rice gundhi bug, gall midge and thrips. Rice hispa is abundant ...

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