Rice on Tilak

Geeta Bharathan geeta at LIFE.BIO.SUNYSB.EDU
Thu Oct 8 13:59:17 UTC 1998

On Thu, 1 Oct 1998, Harsha V. Dehejia wrote:

> But the more important reason is husked rice, as opposed to other
> cereals or lentils, does not sprout. It is beyond growth and decay and
> therefore complete, whole.

I'm not sure in what sense you mean this, but removal of the husk in any
of these grains will prevent germination. Except, of course, under tissue
culture conditions.


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