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Calandra or Sitophilus oryzae
Rice Rice, n. [F. riz (cf. Pr. ris, It. riso), L. oryza, Gr. ???, ???, probably from the Persian; cf. OPers. br[=i]zi, akin to Skr. vr[=i]hi; or perh. akin to E. rye. Cf. Rye.] (Bot.) A well-known cereal grass (Oryza sativa) and its seed. This plant is extensively cultivated in warm climates, and the grain forms a large portion of the food of the inhabitants. In America it grows chiefly on low, moist land, which can be overflowed. Ant rice. (Bot.) See under Ant. French rice. (Bot.) See Amelcorn. Indian rice., a tall reedlike water grass (Zizania aquatica), bearing panicles of a long, slender grain, much used for food by North American Indians. It is common in shallow water in the Northern States. Called also water oat, Canadian wild rice, etc. Mountain rice, any species of an American genus (Oryzopsis) of grasses, somewhat resembling rice. Rice bunting. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Ricebird. Rice hen (Zo["o]l.), the Florida gallinule. Rice mouse (Zo["o]l.), a large dark-colored field mouse (Calomys palistris) of the Southern United States. Rice paper, a kind of thin, delicate paper, brought from China, -- used for painting upon, and for the manufacture of fancy articles. It is made by cutting the pith of a large herb (Fatsia papyrifera, related to the ginseng) into one roll or sheet, which is flattened out under pressure. Called also pith paper. Rice troupial (Zo["o]l.), the bobolink. Rice water, a drink for invalids made by boiling a small quantity of rice in water. Rice-water discharge (Med.), a liquid, resembling rice water in appearance, which is vomited, and discharged from the bowels, in cholera. Rice weevil (Zo["o]l.), a small beetle (Calandra, or Sitophilus, oryz[ae]) which destroys rice, wheat, and Indian corn by eating out the interior; -- called also black weevil.

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- Aspergillus oryzae, also known as kōji mold (****anese: ニホンコウジカビ (日本麹菌), Hepburn: nihon kōji kabi), is a filamentous fungus (a mold) used in East Asia to...
- Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae is a bacterial pathovar which causes a serious blight of rice, other gr****es and sedges. The genus Xanthomonas, which mostly...
- Rhizopus oryzae is a filamentous heterothallic microfungus that occurs as a saprotroph in soil, dung, and rotting vegetation.[citation needed] This species...
- contains two pathovars which are not European: Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae and Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola. Host resistance gene, Xa21, from Oryza longistaminata...
- The rice weevil (Sitophilus oryzae) is a stored product pest which attacks seeds of several crops, including wheat, rice, and maize. The adults are usually...
- produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and kōji (the fungus Aspergillus oryzae) and sometimes rice, barley, seaweed or other ingredients. The result is...
- H. oryzae may refer to: Heterodera oryzae, a plant nematode. Hirschmanniella oryzae, a plant nematode. Intrasporangium oryzae, (formerly Humihabitans oryzae)...
- M. oryzae may refer to: Merizocera oryzae, is a species of spider endemic to Sri Lanka Methylobacterium oryzae, a facultatively methylotrophic and aerobic...
- Azospira oryzae is a species of bacteria. It is a root bacteria and together with Azospira restricta they are the two species in the genus. Reinhold-Hurek...
- Maiestas oryzae (formerly Recilia oryzae) is a species of plant-sucking bug from the Cicadellidae family that can be found in countries such as ****an...
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