This comprehensive resource on rice provides information on subjects ranging from its production and yield in Pakistan to its microbial load. This book also presents extensive coverage of Basmati rice contaminated with food borne pathogens. Including rice data, it also provides comprehensive results after gamma irradiation. It illustrates the effects of gamma treatment on Bacillus cereus and its spores on rice and as well as on its physical appearance. The results are shown in figures, tables and graphs.