Back to botany topic list. Many plants are economically important and useful to mankind in several ways. Based on their utility, they are broadly classified as food plants, fibre plants, oil plants and timber plants. Now, we will discuss some of the economically important plants for each category. Its binomial is Oryza sativa.
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A rice cooker can be a very handy kitchen gadget, especially if you like to make or eat a lot of rice. It works by bringing the liquid in the rice recipe to a boil very quickly. Because the rice cooker environment is sealed, it reduces the air pressure over the liquid so it boils faster. A temperature sensor within the machine monitors the heat inside the cooker; when it starts to rise above F the boiling point of water , that means that the rice has absorbed all the liquid. The cooker will automatically switch to a warm setting. The whole process typically takes about 20 minutes or less. It's important to read the instructions that come with your rice cooker and follow them to the letter.
A rice transplanter is a specialized transplanter fitted to transplant rice seedlings onto paddy field. Mainly two types of rice transplanter i. Riding type is power driven and can usually transplant six lines in one pass. On the other hand, walking type is manually driven and can usually transplant four lines in one pass.
Yadav, Subhash Babu, M. Yadav, Kalyan Singh, G. In the post independence period, the most important challenge in India has been to produce enough food for the growing population.