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  Rice production in Asia and Africa has faced labor shortages and climate change issues such as unanticipated droughts and floods, causing unstable yields and a high risk of crop losses. In addition, low farming efficiency, high carbon footprint, and high postharvest losses are the major constraints...

SpeedFlower for indica and japonica rice offers a promising solution for addressing the limitations of longer generation times and seasonal constraints....

Chandrika Patra’s life story is a testament to how women when provided with the right support, can overcome gender-based limitations and excel in...

Increased soil salinity can lead to significant problems such as reduced plant growth, plant water stress and nutrient imbalance, and soil degradation....

Bikram Keshari Parida volunteered to conduct mechanized seeding using various high-yielding crop varieties and hybrids and improved agronomy in his fields....

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

Access to quality seeds by smallholder farmers has always been a constraint to varietal diffusion. It takes significant time to produce and distribute...

The rising demand for nutritious foods provides manufacturers an opportunity to diversify their products to cater to specific markets. Whole-grain cookies...

A milestone in rice breeding involved the SUB1 gene that enables rice to survive underwater for 14 days.  This gene has been introduced into several mega...

The high use of chemical pesticides at large scales and the co-dependence of technologies, such as hybrid rice varieties and direct-seeded rice, are associated...