Rice: Parboiling Method Reduces Inorganic Arsenic Apr 17, 2019

🕔Apr 17, 2019
Contamination of rice with arsenic is a major problem in some regions of the world with high rice consumption. Now, researchers reporting in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology have found […]

Rice: Eco-Friendly Approach to Reducing Toxic Arsenic Jun 9, 2016

🕔Jun 9, 2016
A team of researchers at the University of Delaware has found that incorporating rice husk to soil can decrease toxic inorganic arsenic levels in rice grain by 25 to 50 […]

AgFax Rice Review: Drought Hammers Cali. Crop; Surface Ozone Reduces Yields Oct 31, 2014

🕔Oct 31, 2014
Production Terence Chea of the Associated Press reports for ABC News that California rice growers planted 25% fewer acres than normal due to water restrictions from the ongoing drought. If […]

AgFax Rice Review: Defense Against Arsenic; Japan’s Modernization Oct 27, 2014

🕔Oct 27, 2014
Research Kate Yandell reports for The-Scientist.com that a new research study has discovered a transport protein in rice plants that captures arsenic and sequesters it in cellular waste containers called […]

AgFax Rice Review: UN Prescribes Arsenic Levels; Armyworms Abound in MS Jul 21, 2014

🕔Jul 21, 2014
Policy/Regulations Oryza.com reports that the UN last week prescribed maximum levels for arsenic in commercial rice at 0.2 milligrams of arsenic per kilogram of rice. Production A release from University […]

AgFax Rice Review: Improved Prospects in CA; India Exports Decline as Thailand’s Increase Apr 24, 2014

🕔Apr 24, 2014
Markets/Trade Rajendra Jadhav reports for Reuters that a strong rupee and more aggressive selling by competitors are slowing down India’s rice exports and may see the country give the place […]

Multi-State Study on Arsenic in Rice from LSU Researcher Mar 26, 2014

🕔Mar 26, 2014
Dustin Harrell, LSU AgCenter agronomist at the Rice Research Station near Crowley, is participating in a multi-state study on arsenic in rice to determine if levels of the element are […]

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