White-breasted woodswallows foraging for insects at the IRRI headquarters. (Photo by Isagani Serrano, IRRI). ...

Farmers who are considering adopting the SRP standard have already set their expectations of obtaining higher yield and a higher market price for their...

The Loc Troi Group believes that sustainable agricultural practices, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and mitigating the effects of climate change, are...

H.E. Petipong Pungbun Na Ayudhya, Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC), and party visited the International Rice Research...

During the past few decades, Asia has experienced a period of rapid economic growth that benefited many farmers and consumers. In fact, the decline in...

CIAT’s award-winning data crunchers: (From left – above) María Camila Rebolledo, Daniel Jiménez, Víctor Hugo Patiño, Juan Felipe Rodríguez....

(Photo: Finbarr Horgan, IRRI) Apple snails (Pomacea spp.) have been a problem for Asian rice farmers for decades. First introduced in the late 1980s to...

A GPS-guided field canopy sensor system mounted on a spray boom is used to measure some physical traits of rice plants. (Photo: IRRI) Since the first type...

Arsenic, cadmium, mercury, and lead are four ubiquitous trace elements known to have a harmful effect on human health. These elements are naturally present...

Once an unwanted waste material, rice husk is now used as fuel for generating electricity for households and industries as well as a replacement for wood...