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Bangladesh is ranked among the top 10 most climate-vulnerable countries in the world. Therefore, finding a resilient crop and cropping system is the top priority for food security and improved livelihood of the climate-vulnerable communities of the coastal zone. ...

Most small rodent populations in the world have fascinating population dynamics. In the light of vast research and debate over almost a century, we here...

The rapid shift from healthy choices to unhealthy food choices due to the lure of lower prices, ease of preparation, and more palate appeal has driven...

This book provides a synthesis of the key issues and challenges facing agriculture and food production in Southern Africa. Southern Africa is facing numerous...

Weeds are a bigger problem for dry direct seeding rice (DDSR) compared to transplanting because they germinate and emerge at the same time as the rice...

Drought incidence in rain-fed areas is the major abiotic stress especially to rice growing in around 23 million ha areas in India, the dry spells of different...

The 2010 study examined the decreasing grain yield of IR8, which was the first modern rice variety of the Green Revolution, and provides strong justification...

Rice and fish production practices can provide local food and nutrition security, income benefits, generate more revenue per hectare than rice monoculture,...

In the 1950s, Asia is on the brink of famine. Food is scarce and millions of people are in danger of suffering from starvation. So, in 1960, IRRI was established...

For plant geneticist Luke Young and biologist Rory Hornby, the solution to the world’s food security is an audacious concept: sea farming or ocean agriculture...