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Stage 8 - Dough grain stage of rice plant

1. During this stage, the milky portion of the grain first turns into soft dough and later into hard dough.

2. The grains in the panicle begin to change from green to yellow. Senescence of tillers and leaves is noticeable.



Stage 7 - Milk grain stage of rice plant


1. In this milky stage, the grain has begun to fill with a milky material.

2. The grain starts to fill with a white, milky liquid, which can be squeezed out by pressing the grain between the fingers.

3. The panic


Ripening phase of rice plant

 1. Ripening stage includes Milky stage, Dough stage, and Yellowing & ripening stage.




Stage 5 - Heading of rice plant

1. Also known as the panicle exsertion stage. Heading is marked by the emergence of the panicle tip from the flag leaf sheath. 

2. The panicle continues to emerge until it partially or completely protrudes out from the sheath.



Stage 4 - Panicle initiation to booting of rice plant



1. Panicle development and growth starts with neck node differentiation.

2. The initiation of the panicle primordium starts about 30 days before heading, which indicates the commencement of the reproductive phase. The panicle primordium becomes visible to th

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