Role of macro nutrient for rice production: Review articles
Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is a major cereal crop in world that is consumed as the staple food especially in India. In Africa Tanzania, Kenya and Burundi are the most producers of rice. Also in Ethiopia the rice crop is used as staple crop in some parts of the country. Especially in south nation nationality and people of Ethiopia it is highly used. But as different literature, the productivity of the rice crop can be affected by the availability or absence of macro nutrients. The objective of this review is to collect different information on the role of macro nutrient on rice production. The most macro nutrient that determine the production of rice crops are: nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium and sulfur. Those nutrients are the most essential that determine the life cycle of rice crop.