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Precision plant breeding could boost sustainable rice production 25 percent

Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) [recently] announced a multi-year framework agreement on ...
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Identification of 10,000 new rice genes could speed up crop breeding

A new study published in the Nature journal opens the possibility to accelerate rice breeding to achieve food security for some of ...

Drought tolerant rice varieties offered to Asian farmers struggling with El Niño’s low rainfall

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The Philippine Rice Research Institute ...

Video: How genetically modified rice can save one billion people

C4 rice is a genetically modified crop projected to save one billion people by 2025. It'll give us up to 50 percent more ...

International rice institute responds to Tufts’ Golden Rice screw up

Human nutrition studies help us understand how well the beta carotene in Golden Rice is converted to vitamin A or ...

IRRI releases video thanking scientific community for continuing support

Gerard Barry | 
Dr. Gerard Barry, the Golden Rice Network Coordinator at IRRI, expresses his gratitude in a recent video to those who supported ...

Visit to vandalized Golden Rice field trial

Bruce Tolentino | 
On August 9 and 10, we traveled overland 320 kilometers to the Bicol region in Southern Luzon in the Philippines ...

What have the human nutrition studies on Golden Rice shown?

The following is an edited excerpt.  Human nutrition studies help us understand how well the beta carotene in Golden Rice ...

Wild parent spawns super salt-tolerant rice

The following is an excerpt. Farmers are set to reclaim salt-ravaged land thanks to a single rice plant born of ...
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The promising future of GM rice

Adam Barclay, Sophie Clayton | 
Commercialized GM rice had not yet become a reality—farmers aren’t growing it and consumers can’t eat it. But varietals with ...