Growing Rice At Home: Learn How To Grow Rice - Rice is one of the oldest and most revered foods on the planet. Rice requires tons of water plus hot, sunny conditions to grow. This makes planting rice impossible in some areas but you can grow your own rice at home, sort of. Click here to learn more.
Rice planting festival in Gifu, Japan. These women wear jackets and monpe with traditional hash-mark ikat weaving patterns. The ties holding back the sleeves of the woman in the foreground are called tasuki.
Leaf surface. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the varied underside of a leaf from a rice plant (Oryza sp.). Leaves have a wide variety of specialised surface structures, such as trichomes (not seen), stomata (pores) and oil glands. Magnification: x830 when printed 10 centimetres wide.