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Rice Vocs

Rice Vocs
8
Jun

Labile

A substance that readily undergoes transformation or is readily available to plants. 

8
Jun

Gamete

A mature reproductive male or female germ cell (sperm or egg) specialized for fertilization.   

8
Jun

Gall midge

An insect pest (Orseolia oryzae) that causes the youngest leaf or the shoot in a tiller to appear as light-colored tubular gall resembling an onion leaf. Tillers with gall midge do not produce panicles. 

8
Jun

Early maturing variety

 
A variety that matures early; variety that matures at least 10 days earlier than common types. In rice, varieties that mature in 100 days are called very early.
 

8
Jun

Calciphytes

Plants that require or tolerate considerable amounts of calcium or, are associated with soils rich in calcium.   

8
Jun

Calcareous soil

Soil that contains sufficient Calcium carbonate or Calcium Magnesium carbonate to effervesce visibly when treated with cold 0.1 N Hydrochloric acid.   

8
Jun

Back furrow

A raised ridge of soil formed when the furrow slice overlaps another slice, this ridge is slightly higher than the other ridges.   

8
Jun

Bacillus

Bacillus is a genus of gram-positive rod-shaped bacteria. Bacillus species can be obligate aerobes or facultative anaerobes, and test positive for the enzyme catalase. Ubiquitous in nature, bacillus includes both free-living and pathogenic species.   

8
Jun

Aberrant weather

Unfavourable deviated weather from the normally expected one is called aberrant weather. Aberrant weather is a common feature of rainfed agriculture. 

8
Jun

A line

The male sterile parent involving cytoplasmic genetic male sterility developed to produce hybrid seed.     

6
Jun

Salinization

The process whereby soluble salts accumulate in the soil. 

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