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Farmers in North America met the pressing competitive challenges they faced in the late 19th century through a disruptive innovation in cultivation technology that offered a stark alternative to any of the cultivation schemes that farmers had ever developed anywhere else in the world. ...

Spikelets of Zizaniopsis villanensis Quarin (IRGC 85425), a distant wild relative of rice collected in Argentina. The plants are maintained vegetatively...

The most outstanding rice breeder in Brazilian history started a new era of rice cultivars and leaves behind a legacy that transcends boundaries. ...

INIA has worked closely with CIAT and FLAR in developing new varieties suited for one of the most southerly rice-growing countries in the world. ...

The big data approach helps optimize rice production and seeks to improve decision-making in agriculture by analyzing large amounts of information from...

(Photo: Adriana Varón Molina) There is one occasion that Brazilian farmer Geovano Parcianello never misses. Every year, he travels 503 kilometers from...

IN SOME areas of Peru, rice yields are as high as 16 tons per hectare, among the highest in the world. (Photo: Adriana Varon Molina) César Puerto’s...

A plane sprays fungicide over rice fields in eastern Uruguay. (Photo: Neil Palmer, CIAT) Uruguay is a small country in the Southern Cone of South America,...

The past 40 years have seen major advances in rice improvement for the unique and diverse growing conditions of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)....

OSCAR ALVAREZ is improving his rice yield on rented land in Portugesa State through improved management. (Photo: Adriana Varon Molina, CIAT) Finding...