Friday, March 23, 2007
The varieties of Rice offered at a wholesale grains trader in the local market, there were more than 20 varieties he had to offer, not to mention quite a few more.
Rice has been feeding mankind for more than 5,000 years. Almost two-thirds of the world's population servives because of Rice.. God Shiva called rice Vrihi, in Sanskrit.
India is one of the original centres of rice cultivation. The rice harvesting area in India is the world's largest. Indian rice cultivation is found in all states, but West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and Bihar are the major producing states. More..