The Future Rice Strategy for India

The Future Rice Strategy for India presents forward-looking insights toward achieving sustainable development of the rice sector, ensuring future food and nutritional security. As a staple food for many in India, including the economically disadvantaged, there are many concerns that affect the development of rice sector. Facing issues from environmental demands to economic stagnation, access to food, food inflation, and the Food Security Act (demand – supply – distribution of rice) achieving sustainability in production and exports is an important and urgent challenge. Using case studies to illustrate existing and potential issues, challenges and solutions, The Future Rice Strategy for India presents key strategic options while considering the implicit consequences. In addition, the findings enrich the strategy and policy formulation considerations for the role of rice in the country. This multidisciplinary approach features the expertise of rice scientists covering different aspects of rice sector; from breeding to consumer preferences and markets and trade. Uses analysis based on agro ecological zones (AEZ) patterns providing understanding of future growth patterns based on rice ecologies Includes case studies with proposed solutions taking into consideration pros and cons of each, allowing readers facing similar concerns and issues to identify an appropriate solution more efficiently and effectively

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  • Author : Samarendu Mohanty
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 530 pages
  • ISBN : 0128092971
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Future Rice Strategy for India

The Future Rice Strategy for India
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 June 2017
GET THIS BOOKThe Future Rice Strategy for India

The Future Rice Strategy for India presents forward-looking insights toward achieving sustainable development of the rice sector, ensuring future food and nutritional security. As a staple food for many in India, including the economically disadvantaged, there are many concerns that affect the development of rice sector. Facing issues from environmental demands to economic stagnation, access to food, food inflation, and the Food Security Act (demand – supply – distribution of rice) achieving sustainability in production and exports is an important and urgent

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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 12 November 2018
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 17 July 2020
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 05 May 2021
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This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. By 2050, human population is expected to reach 9.7 billion. The demand for increased food production needs to be met from ever reducing resources of land, water and other environmental constraints. Rice remains the staple food source for a majority of the global populations, but especially in Asia where ninety percent of rice is grown and consumed. Climate change continues to impose abiotic and biotic stresses that curtail rice quality and yields.

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 January 2019
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  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 22 March 2021
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 21 January 2022
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This volume provides an interdisciplinary collection of studies that cover the trends and issues related to agricultural productivity and availability, food and nutrition security, and sustainability in India. The book discusses a broad range of vital issues concerning the production and consumption of food during the era of climate change, and has been prepared to generate awareness of these issues in a large agricultural economy to shed light on new perspectives and solutions to achieve sustainable food production and security

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 July 2019
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  • Release : 08 October 2018
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  • Author : Keith Griffin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 June 1999
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  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 15 June 2021
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