Rice lands on the radar of GMO researchers

| | July 12, 2012
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On most GI charts, as illustrated on the Harvard Medical School website, the GI score for rice is an average of the scores obtained from several varieties. When different strains of rice are separately analyzed, this new study reports, GI scores range from 48 to 92. The new study, funded in part by the International Rice Research Institute, states that differences in rices appear to be genetic, offering rice scientists the opportunity to breed new strains of rice with a lower GI.

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