Basics of Rice Production

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Rice is Asia’s economically and culturally most important food crop and its production is regarded as the single most important economic activity on the planet.

This five-day Basic Rice Production Course is an IRRI orientation to rice production from seed preparation to post harvest. It is designed to update the participant’s knowledge and skills concerning best practices and new technology associated with wetland rice farming.

OBJECTIVES

The objective of the course will enable the participants to:
  • appreciate the importance of rice and its growing environment
  • understand how rice varieties are developed and produced
  • detect, identify and solve common field problems of rice production
  • “get your feet wet” by performing actual field operations in the farm
CONTACT INFORMATION

Ms. Achu Arboleda
IRRI Education
E-mail: m.s.arboleda@irri.org

International Rice Research Institute
DAPO Box 7777, Metro Manila, Philippines
Fax: (63- 2) 891-1292; 580 5699
Phone: (63- 2) 845-0563; 580 5600 ext 2538
Email: IRRITraining@irri.org
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