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By enabling farmers to reduce their losses and add value to their traditional rice varieties with modern technology, the Heirloom Rice Project helped improve their profitability—an incentive to continue growing the rice and preserve a significant cultural heritage site that is threatened by neglect. ...

A study on the impact of sustainable rice farming on rural women in Myanmar revealed that smallholder families who adopted best management practices experienced...

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

Increasing cropping intensity in fallow lands could substantially improve food production and enhance the livelihoods of rural communities in Odisha. ...

Rice farmers in Southeast Asia are hesitant to adopt the water-saving technology, alternate wetting and drying (AWD) for fear the practice will lead to...

Sahbhagi dhan and other drought-tolerant rice varieties can be viable and deliverable technologies for reducing poverty in drought-prone areas in Eastern...

The cultivation of rice ratoon crops has not gained widespread use because of its typically unpredictable and low yields. New research has shown that,...

A survey of rice farmers in Guangdong Province in China showed perceived positive livelihood changes and increased agronomic performance with reduced fertilizer...

The exploitation of microbes plays an important role in mitigating the effect of environmental stresses and pests and enhancing yields in stress-tolerant...

In recent years, the demand for pigmented rice varieties has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity among consumers. However, its seed supply chain remains...