Rice is the staple food of the poor of the world. Not all of them depend upon it, of course, but it represents more than half the food of one-third of mankind, 1300 million people; another 400 million have it as an important part of their diets. And the people who depend primarily on rice enjoy an average annual income of only $80.
KeywordsRice Straw Rice Variety Green Revolution Germ Plasm Average Annual Income
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