Table of Contents
Prepared by Dante de Padua, Conference Facilitator
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Post production systems for Asian rice farming
Do subsistence farmers prefer traditional varieties?
Commercial rice farming
Farmer's participation in the post-production system (PPS)
The other players in the PPS
Post harvest requirements of HYV
Harvesting, threshing, and cleaning of high moisture paddy
Post-production grain losses
Post harvest physical losses: A reality check
Drying of high moisture paddy
Storage of paddy
Quality aspects in the production of milled rice.
Grain losses in rice processing
The rice business
Increasing impact of post-harvest research & development