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Soil salinity is one of the most severe and common abiotic stresses affecting Africa’s rice productivity. To better present the current state and help future scientists better understand the challenges and focus their efforts toward developing salt-tolerant rice varieties, this study provides an overview...

The greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from rice fields contribute significantly to global warming and climate change. Therefore, mitigating emissions from...

Africa’s average rice yield lags significantly behind Asia, with African farmers harvesting an average of 2.28 tons per hectare (t/ha) compared to Asia’s...

Significant efforts in agronomic research for development have been undertaken to address the challenges in rice cultivation in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite...

At a time when policymakers in several countries across sub-Saharan Africa are seeking to increase production and importantly the appeal of local rice,...

In Kenya, Komboka can enhance food and nutrition security by increasing local rice production which will, in turn, contribute to a reduction of rice imports...

To enhance crop production in a sustainable manner, Green Super Rice (GSR) was proposed as a new goal for rice breeding and production based on the prospect...

First reported in sub-Saharan Africa in 1922, rice blast has become the most devastating and widespread disease of rice with yield losses of up to 100%...

This study aimed to assess rice farming system typologies in the Chókwè Irrigation Scheme to better understand the drivers and constraints for smallholder...

Agricultural diversity can be beneficial for environmental health, resilience, and food production. Biodiverse cropping systems can suppress pests more...