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The findings of this study demonstrate the valuable contribution of IRG’s conservation and distribution of genetic accessions to the development of improved rice varieties and rice production on farms in Bangladesh. The results can also be used to justify the continuity of collecting accessions and identify...

CGIAR Centers manage some of the oldest, largest, and most diverse collections of staple food crops in the world that are held in-trust as global public...

A new study shows vitamin E’s famous antioxidant property is more than skin deep and could also be useful in preserving the genetic diversity stored...

The International Rice Genebank at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) made worldwide headlines when it received permanent funding from the...

An ambitious project plans to create an online catalog of rice genes in which breeders can choose from hundreds of thousands of genetic materials in the...

Genome sequences of more than 3,000 rice varieties have been placed with the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA)...

A team of scientists from the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and the University of California Riverside recently published a study unlocking...

INGER, the world’s largest agricultural research network, has a long history associated with milestones in rice breeding. Overall, more than 1,120 of...

A seed of rice that could transform the developing world saved Asha Ram Pal’s farm in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in the summer of 2008. Mr. Pal...

THE CORE 3K RGP team at IRRI involves (left vertical row from top) Nickolai N. Alexandrov, Ma. Elizabeth B. Naredo, Maria Socorro R. Almazan , Flora C....