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DR. BRAR EXAMINES an example of the wild species Oryza rufi pogon, which donated tolerance to acid sulfate soils to IRRI’s popular, highyielding variety IR64, as Philippine staff researcher Joie Ramos and Kofi Bimpong, a masters scholar from Ghana, look on. The resulting cultivar, AS 996 (bottom), is popular...

Farmers in Laos weed upland rice, an activity that absorbs up to half of the crop’s labor demand. (Photo: Bruce Linquist) Phath Kantannam and her husband,...

Easy access: training and courseware specialist Albert Atkinson demonstrates how to use the Rice Knowledge Bank to Mark Bell, head of the IRRI Training...

Rice and wheat grown in rotation account for one-third of the cropping area of both grains in South Asia. Maintaining soil fertility and boosting yields...

(Photo: Science) The milestone publication in the 5 April 2002 issue of Science (Vol. 296) of not one, but two, draft genome sequences of rice (Oryza sativa)...

Shrimp farming became very profitable with the introduction of large varieties raised for export, just as protection against saltwater intrusion made possible...