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The most striking contribution of the Entomology Department during 1968 was the further proof that a high degree of immunity to planthopper and leafhopper attack exists in several varieties from India and that this quality is rather simply inherited and can be readily transmitted to improved but susceptible...

Like so many other parts of our economies and lives, the rice sector is facing enormous challenges–but also the opportunity to take it in a new direction. ...

The great contribution of IR8 is its high yield potential, which, of course, derives from its short stature, its vigorous tillering ability, and its nitrogen...

The most significant achievement of the year was the thorough testing and the eventual naming of a rice variety by the Institute. From mid-1965 through...

One of the important achievements of the year was the identification of certain selections from the Institute’s breeding program which were sufficiently...

The Institute inaugurated in midyear a program to train a limited num­ber of rice production specialists and to assist Philippine government agen­cies...

The international program of the Institute has, as its main objective, the dissemination of ideas and materials. The research scholars in training at the...

The overall research program of the Institute is oriented toward both basic and applied research. It is concerned with understanding rice as a living organism...

We generate some very useful data and we let that data go to waste by 1) not being very innovative in our data interpretations, 2) not letting that data...

Often we see research as being “research” and scaling technology as work that development organizations do. What we often fail to see is that...