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Zizania aquatica L.

Zizania palustris L.

Poaceae or Graminae

Wild rice, Indian rice, water oats


We have information from several sources:

Wild Rice: Domestication of a Native North American Genus—Ervin A. Oelke

Asian Vegetables—Mas Yamaguchi

Handbook of Energy Crops—James A. Duke. 1983. unpublished.

Wild Rice: Alternative Field Crops Manual, University of Wisconson Cooperative Extension Service, University of Minnesota Extension Service, Center for Alternative Plant & Animal Products

New Crops for Canadian Agriculture—Ernest Small

Magness, J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States. Interregional Research Project IR-4, IR Bul. 1 (Bul. 828 New Jersey Agr. Expt. Sta.).


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