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Mushrooms are not only a nutrient-rich food but also a livelihood source with healthy protein content. These are considered a product of an upgraded value chain. For example, rice straw mushroom production can add USD 50–100 profit to a hectare of rice production. These upgraded value chains of rice and...

Rice straw has low nutritional value (low protein content and poor digestibility) compared to grasses, thus it cannot support the nutrients required by...

Rice straw incorporation can solve environmental pollution caused by straw burning. Studies show that early incorporation is one the most cost-effective,...

Animal-sourced and plant-sourced proteins cause significant environmental concerns on climate change and arable land use and their supply chains are vulnerable...

In the first such study in Sri Lanka, we identified the main rodent and shrew species and the extent of post-harvest damage caused in rice storage facilities...

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 right storage container can bring multiple advantages for smallholder farmers and rice milling companies. The use of hermetic storage containers is...

By enabling farmers to reduce their losses and add value to their traditional rice varieties with modern technology, the Heirloom Rice Project helped improve...

For many African countries like Burundi, agricultural mechanization can be a transformative tool for achieving food security and economic prosperity. ...

Farmers in North America met the pressing competitive challenges they faced in the late 19th century through a disruptive innovation in cultivation technology...