AGP - Rice
 

Rice - Slides

Hand-weeding in rice in Nepal.

Red or weedy rice plant on the left and rice crop on the right.

Photo taken in rice enterprise in Sanctis Spiritus province, Cuba

Sesbania rostrata

Sesbania rostrata is a promising leguminous crop for rotation in rice areas highly infested by red rice in Cuba. This rapidly growing plant is well adapted to irrigation conditions and is able to produce 40- 50 t of biomass/ha in 45 days after its germination, providing 40- 85 kg N/ha to the soil.

Rice area infested by red rice in rice enterprise in Sanctis Spiritus province, Cuba.

Field visit to Sancti Spiritus Rice Fields. (Global workshop on Red Rice Control. Varadero, Cuba).

FAO Regional workshop on Echinochloa Control, Beijing, May 2001

Participants at the FAO Regional workshop on Echinochloa Control, Beijing, May 2001.

Checking the presence of weedy rice seeds in rice seeds, Uruguay.

A farmers group eliminating weedy rice plants before rice harvest, Uruguay

Farmers study weed seed bank from rice areas, Ibagué , Colombia .

Studying weed seed bank in rice areas, Chiriquí, Panamá.

Session of Farmers Field Schools on control of weedy rice, Chiriquí, Panamá.

Monochoria vaginalis in rice, Sri Lanka.

Practical session on weedy rice control, regional FAO workshop held in Guanacaste , Costa Rica , February 2004.

Another of the regional FAO workshop on weedy rice, Guanacaste , Costa Rica , February 2004.

Rice field heavily infested by weedy rice, Guanacaste, Costa Rica .

Women weeding in rice, Sri Lanka .

Pre-planting grazing, a common method for weed control in Republic of Guinea.

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