Spikelets (IMAGE) American Society of Agronomy Caption Rice seeds are arranged on the plant in groups, called spikelets. This field of rice is ready for harvest. Credit Hiroshi Nakano Usage Restrictions For use with this story only License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.