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Rice-Traditional Medicinal Plant in India

  title={Rice-Traditional Medicinal Plant in India},
  author={M. Umadevi and R. Pushpa and K. Sampathkumar and D. Bhowmik},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry},
Rice is rich in genetic diversity, with thousands of varieties grown throughout the world. Rice cultivation is the principal activity and source of income for about 100 million households in Asia and Africa. Rice has potential in a wide range of food categories. Besides having nutritional and medicinal benefits, the by-products of rice are equally important and beneficial. By-products from growing rice create many valuable and worthwhile products. The unedible parts, that are discarded through… Expand
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