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May 24, 2015

Sluggish sales force Punjab Agricultural University to slash paddy seed rates (Hindustan Times)

Sénégal - Inauguration du nouveau Centre de traitement de semences de riz de Richard Toll (APS)

Philippine Rice Research Institute presents nine drought-resistant rice varieties (PhilStar)

May 22, 2015

University of Arkansas researchers, rice industries exchange information at annual meeting

Instituições públicas e privadas buscam fortalecer a cadeia produtiva do arroz no Maranhão

Chine scientists clone heat-tolerant gene from African rice strains

May 21, 2015

National Rice Month Scholarship expands eligibility in rice producing states - Dow AgroSciences, USA Rice Federation support youth in agriculture

India - The Tata Group’s hybrid rice to alter farming (Deccan Chronicle)

May 20, 2015

Revisiting GMOs: are there differences in European consumers’ acceptance and valuation for cisgenically vs transgenically bred rice? (PLOS One)

Why rice can’t get along with its neighbors

A major QTL TT1 contributes to rice thermotolerance, agroclimatological adaptation and breeding

May 19, 2015

France - Agreste Conjoncture - Grandes cultures : Surfaces 2015 : davantage de blé, moins de maïs et d'oléagineux

May 18, 2015

Pakistan Agriculture Research Council sanctions 11 new high-yielding rice varieties 

Iron-rich pearl millet reverses iron deficiency in children

May 15, 2015

Venezuela - Gobierno impulsa las semillas nacionales para disminuir importaciones (Informe 21)

May 14, 2015

Rice can “borrow” stronger immunity from other plant species, study shows
Estudio evidencia que la planta de arroz es capaz de adoptar la inmunidad de otras especies vegetales 

May 13, 2015

China - Grain and feed, annual report

May 10, 2015

Japanese rice farmers scrap seedlings to sow directly in cost-cutting push (The Japan Times)

Texas rice: does replant seed need another round of insect treatment? (AgFax)

May 8, 2015

FranceAgriMer - Publications RIZ du mois de avril 2015 

May 6, 2015

Precise genome editing may improve rice crops

$5.5M National Science Foundation grant aims to improve rice crops with genome editing

May 5, 2015

Can this scientist unite genetic engineers and organic farmers? (National Geographic)

Malaysia - Sarawak government, Bayer CropScience ink partnership agreement on hybrid rice programme (Bernama)

May 1, 2015

Bangladesh, India to cooperate on high-yielding rice seeds (The Daily Star)

Seed associations of Bangladesh, India sign trade agreement (Economic Times)

April 30, 2015

Headquarters of leading pan-African rice research and development organization to return to Côte d’Ivoire
Le siège de l’organisation panafricaine leader de la recherche et du développement rizicoles retourne en Côte d’Ivoire

India - Kerala Agricultural University develops Ezhome-4, new saline-tolerant hybrid rice variety (The Hindu)

April 29, 2015

USA - Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board to direct $2 million to help construct a seed foundation facility at the state's Rice Research and Extension Center in Stuttgart (KATV)

April 28, 2015

GM crops to fight spina bifida








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