India is the top country by paddy rice area harvested in the world. As of 2017, paddy rice area harvested in India was 43.8 million ha that accounts for 26.14 % of the world's paddy rice area harvested. The top 5 countries (others are China, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Thailand) account for 67.15 % of it. The world's total paddy rice area harvested was estimated at 167 million ha in 2017.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Oryza spp., mainly oryza sativa. Rice grain after threshing and winnowing. Also known as rice in the husk and rough rice. Used mainly for human food.