A proposed standard for determining the reliability of genetic markers makes modern integrated breeding approaches more consistent in designing better...

“It is not science that has held back the use of molecular genetics in rice breeding,” says a former anti-GMO activist, “it is politics.”...

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is recognizing another crop of Outstanding Alumni during an upcoming quadrennial ceremony. They are Amitha...

(Photo: Isagani Serrano) Achim Dobermann’s term as head of research at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) saw a period of constructive...

This issue of Rice Today is for the birds! For the first time, the magazine sports four different covers, each featuring some of the bird species found...

Cesar Martinez. (Photo: Neil Palmer, CIAT) Several factors influenced César Martínez’s lifelong devotion to rice. One was an early mentor’s enthusiasm...

(Photo: Isagani Serrano) Hybrid rice has the potential to produce up to 30% more yield than the best-performing modern inbred varieties, thanks to A hybrid...

A pouring rainstorm does not stop Project participants of the Japan-funded Emergency Rice Project in Sierra Leone from posing with AfricaRice Deputy Director...

Dr. Robert Zeigler welcomed delegates from around the world to bear witness to another “history in the making,” as scientists find new ways to spark...

A hybrid Rice yield trial in Jiangxi, China. (Photo: Rodolfo Toledo) A country that is home to around one-fifth of the entire planet’s population...