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Agricultural diversity can be beneficial for environmental health, resilience, and food production. Biodiverse cropping systems can suppress pests more effectively than single species or varietal stands because they harbor populations of natural enemies that protect. In addition, genetic diversity within...

This study presents a number of policy implications that should be considered by every rice-producing country. It strongly suggests that policies should...

Resource conserving technology is a novel crop management approach for intensive rice-based cropping systems in Bangladesh. The study concluded that strip...

In the Sarangani upland communities, the vital role of rice landraces in ensuring household food security and survival of the tribal families is undeniable. Such...

There are several reasons for low varietal replacement rates. These include the lack of extension services and access to newly developed high-yielding,...

The journey of tribal farmers in Tamil Nadu, India who escaped the clutches of debt by pursuing a well-coordinated conversion to organic farming ...

The International Rice Genebank at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) made worldwide headlines when it received permanent funding from the...

The International Rice Research Institute’s new research outcome theme on developing environmentally sustainable solutions for rice systems addresses...

A new approach in showcasing the advantages of stress-tolerant rice varieties is helping convince more farmers to make better choices.  An H2H trial...

Rice production plays a critical role in achieving food self-sufficiency in China where more than 65% of the population eats rice as a staple food. In...