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Colonial Encounters with West African Rice

 [First posted Sept. 2010, Updated 29 October 2011]  See also: AfricaRice’s African rice collection – (Oryza glaberrima) and Luigi just sent this 2007 link on the topic of Carolina Gold. from his blog. In 1805 the Scottish explorer Mungo Park … Continue reading

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Wild Rice in Africa

The following is a bit of background information for several blogs that I have – and will be – writing about rice in Africa: Aside from the indigenous domesticated rice of West Africa, discussed here, there are also several varieties … Continue reading

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