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The japonica variety is intentionally cultivated by some Filipino rice farmers to cater to the high-end consumer market as its attributes make it suitable for sushi and other Asian and Mediterranean cuisines. Despite consumer demand, there were limited market studies on the variety’s effectiveness and performance...

CGIAR centers are collaborating with the Department of Farmers’ Empowerment of Odisha to bring rice fallows into cultivation under the Comprehensive...

Agriculture in Assam is characterized by low productivity because of frequent floods, drought, lack of irrigation facilities during the dry season, use...

Binodini Swain’s story serves as an inspiring example for farmers in Odisha who leave their lands fallow instead of cultivating non-paddy crops....

Mechanized direct-seeded rice (mDSR) provides a potential solution to climate change as well as rice production constraints. Our recent study shows that...

Even though Telangana is one of the leading rice-producing states in India, the awareness and options around new varieties among a significant number of...

The Haor Region has been experiencing early-season flash floods almost every year. The flash floods completely inundate rice fields immediately before...

Bikram Palatasingh. a smallholder farmer in Puri District, took more than 20 years to be able to buy agricultural machines. But, without any formal training...

It has been suggested that public breeders should put more emphasis on the integration of public good aspects into their work as compared to private enterprises,...

Farmers in the Barabanki Region of Uttar Pradesh started cultivating peppermint to improve their profits. Peppermint is a short-term cash crop that fits...