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

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....

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...

People often argue passionately for or against genetically modified (GM) crops. Rice Today’s aim here is not to take sides in a debate that has often...

The wild relatives of rice are repositories of important traits that help breeders improve rice. (Photo: IRRI) Scientists are scouring the deep and “wild”...

Dr. Hei Leung (right), IRRI scientist, explains the screening of rice germplasm and mutants to understand why rice is resistant to rust species. (Photo:...