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October 6, 2015

PhilRice researchers develop app for rice farming

October 5, 2015

International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) rice genomics scientist Kenneth McNally wins Yunnan Friendship Award 

October 4, 2015

"Rice Research to Production" short course helps young scholars advance their careers in rice science

October 2, 2015

AfricaRice’s gender-sensitive technology improves economic opportunities of women rice processors in Benin
Les technologies d’AfricaRice favorables aux femmes améliorent les opportunités économiques des femmes transformatrices 

Japan and IRRI launch project to aid climate forecasting for farmers 

October 1, 2015

Horizon Ag's new, high-quality Clearfield rice variety CL163 shows stable performance in tough conditions

September 30, 2015

New research project to valorize wheat and rice proteins from side streams

Syngenta Malaysia launches Filia fungicide to protect rice yields from neck blast disease

September 25, 2015

The origin and spread of 'Emperor's rice' - Scientists solve the mystery of black rice

September 24, 2015

The Philippines - Drought-tolerant rice varieties available from the Bureau of Plant Industry

Grain Quality and Nutrition Services Laboratory at the International Rice Research Institute awarded with another five-year ISO accreditation 

Enhanced varietal development and seed delivery systems for Bangladesh and Nepal tackled in STRASA meeting  

September 23, 2015

Purple bran rice defies convention

Sénégal - Marché de la Cedeao : Les producteurs de semences invités à se professionnaliser pour exporter (Le Soleil)

PhilRice Isabela conducts training on rice technologies

September 22, 2015

Secret unlocked to rice seed survival when underwater - UC Riverside geneticists are members of international research team that identified AG1, a gene that controls sugar availability

The Philippines - Partnerships and, investment are key to stronger rice R&D

Big data on 3,000 rice genomes available on the AWS Cloud

Scientists have developed rice with high folate stability 

September 20, 2015

Peru - El Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agraria (INIA) de Lambayeque concentra 600 tn de semillas de arroz resistente (Andina)

September 18, 2015

USAID-funded project to boost farmer adoption of stress-tolerant rice in Nepal 

September 16, 2015

Philippines - Climate change-resilient rice varieties for the Visayas and Mindanao

September 14, 2015

U.S. & China to sign rice protocol agreement

‘Aerobic’ rice cultivation reduces water usage (The Hindu)

IRRI appoints Dr. George Kotch as new head of plant breeding 

Plastic tubs may hold secrets to producing more rice for the world

September 11, 2015

Nitrogen use efficient rice demonstrates an average yield increase of 30 percent in four years of field trials - Major yield increase has the potential to change the economics of rice production and enhance food security 

Green Super Rice Project training course held in Bangladesh 

Four varieties of salinity tolerant rice show promise - Bangladeshi scientists evelop first transgenic rice infusing pea gene; up to 50pc higher yield potential (The Daily Star)

Secret unlocked to underwater rice seed survival








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