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The prospects for rice self-sufficiency in sub-Saharan Africa are being subverted by abiotic and biotic factors, including plant diseases. Several important rice diseases have emerged recently in SSA. The most notorious of these has been Rice yellow mottle virus (RYMV), which is restricted to only Africa....

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...

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...

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. ...