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African Rice

Definition of the noun African Rice

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African rice is the vernacular name of the Oryza glaberrima, a species of Oryza.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of International Organizations in Africa and the Middle East (2015)

by Terry M. Mays

WEST AFRICAN RICE DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (WARDA)/ ASSOCIATION POUR LE DEVELOPPEMENT DE LA RIZICULTURE EN L' AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST (ADRAO). WARDA was established in 1971 and headquartered in Bouake, ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (2015)

by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa

African rice. In J. R. Harlan, J. M. J. de Wet, & A. B. L. Stemler (Eds.), Origins of African plant domestication (World Anthropology series, pp. 409–452). The Hague, The Netherlands: De Gruyter Mouton. Kimani S. K. Nehusi Kimani S. K. ...

Google previewAfrican Kingdoms: An Encyclopedia of Empires and Civilizations (2017)

by Saheed Aderinto

In addition to salt and gold, Timbuktu also traded kola nuts, horses, and grains (particularly African rice and sorghum) as well as slaves, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2009)

by David A. Bender

rice, red West African rice, Oryza glaberrima, with red bran layer. rice, sierraSeeRICE, FERMENTED. rice, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Atlantic World, 1400–1900: Europe, Africa, and the Americas in An Age of Exploration, Trade, and Empires [2 volumes] (2017)

by David Head

Around the Atlantic, African rice production served as a model for Europeans to introduce rice into the Americas with African slave labor, and it became a major cash crop around the turn of the eighteenth century. The end of slavery in the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of International Organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa (2002)

by Terry M. Mays, Mark W. Delancey

See WEST AFRICAN RICE DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION. ASSOCIATION POUR L'ENSEIGNEMENT SOCIAL EN AFRIQUE. See ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION IN AFRICA. ASSOCIATION POUR L'ETUDE TAXONOMIQUE ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

sativa was introduced into West Africa, probably by the Portuguese, and it largely replaced indigenous African rice, mainly because of its higher yields. Asian rice, the major modern commercial rice, has two major ...

Google previewFood and Drink in American History (2013)

A "Full Course" Encyclopedia by Andrew F. Smith

The second domesticated species was African rice (Oryza glaberrima), which has been cultivated in West Africa for the past 3,500 years. Asian rice had higher yields, and when it was introduced into West Africa, it replaced indigenous African ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Westen Cultures (1997)

by Helaine Selin

African rice, white yam, sorghum, and oil palm). Greater recognition is still ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Kevin Shillington

and Oryza glaberrima (African rice). The second zone was probably the original source of many domesticates presently found farther ...

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