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In Kenya, Komboka can enhance food and nutrition security by increasing local rice production which will, in turn, contribute to a reduction of rice imports in the country. Its wide adaptability in both irrigated and rainfed lowland ecologies can lead to expansion in rice-growing areas that are currently...

To enhance crop production in a sustainable manner, Green Super Rice (GSR) was proposed as a new goal for rice breeding and production based on the prospect...

This Primer describes the history of rice domestication, the importance of wild relatives of rice for crop improvement, and the domestication of wild species...

The Green Super Rice (GSR) breeding strategy began in 2008 at IRRI to efficiently develop lines with multiple-stress tolerance and more nutrient- and water-use...

The prospects for rice self-sufficiency in sub-Saharan Africa are being subverted by abiotic and biotic factors, including plant diseases. Several important...

The objective of the proposed software package EasyIDP (easy intermediate data processor) is to address previously identified difficulties and decrease...

A new study discovered rare traditional rice varieties with the genetic basis for increased catechin and total flavonoid content leading to heightened...

Rice yield losses due to stem borers and the choice by farmers to predominantly use insecticides to control stem borers demonstrate a continuing need to...

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...

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...