The Place where Rice was First Grown?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: November 9th, 2023

The First Place where Rice grew was the Yangtze River basin in China. It grew between 13,500 and 8,200 years ago. The Yangtze River is Asia’s longest river, the third-longest in the world, and the world’s longest river that flows entirely within one country.

Place where Rice was First Grown

The place where rice was first grown was the Yangtze River region of China. After China, India is the world’s second-largest producer of rice. It necessitates a high temperature (above 25°C) and high humidity, with an annual rainfall of more than 100 cm. Rice is a Kharif crop that is a staple food for the majority of India’s population.

  • In southern states and West Bengal, rice is cultivated two or three times because of the climatic conditions.
  • ‘aus’, ‘aman’, and ‘boro’ are the three types of rice grown in West Bengal.
  • West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, and Punjab are the leading producers.
  • Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal, and Kerala are high-yielding states.

Rice is one of the world’s most widely grown crops. China is the world’s largest rice producer, and India is the world’s second-largest rice producer. West Bengal is India’s largest rice producer, followed by Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

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