Vol. 6, Issue 3 (2018)
An analysis on the yield and yield contributing characters of rice in tarai region of Uttarakhand
Author(s): Neha Sharma, NS Murty, Pawan Mall and SB Bhardwaj
Abstract: Rice is the most important cereal food crop of India. It occupies about 23.3% of gross cropped area of country. It plays a vital role in national food security. Rice contributes of about 43% of total food grain production and 46% of total cereal production of country. It is the staple food for more than 60% of the world’s population especially of most of the people of South-East Asia. The main rice growing season in the country is the 'Kharif'. In the present study, an attempt has been made to study yield and related attributes such as number of tillers per plant, panicles per plant, test weight alongwith grain yield and straw yield at different dates of transplanting in rice cultivation.