Rice production plays a critical role in achieving food self-sufficiency in China where more than 65% of the population eats rice as a staple food. In...

(Photo: China National Hybrid Rice Research & Development Center©) Replacing half of the rice-growing areas in the world with hybrid rice varieties...

There is a pressing need to look for sustainable ways to accelerate the production, dissemination, and adoption of new rice varieties to meet future demand...

Developing the hybrid rice technology capacity of national partners, farmers, nongovernment organizations, and the private sector is a major component...

Leading by example, many farmers in the village are now following Nirmala Sapkota and her farming techniques as the changing climate continues to adversely...

A total of 2,500 breeding lines were selected by members of the Hybrid Rice Development Consortium (HRDC) during its 8th annual meeting annual meeting...

Rice is the most important staple food for more than half the planet’s population, particularly for the poor of Asia. World rice yield, herein called...

(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...

The Embrapa-Cirad hybrid seed production system in upland conditions at Sinop, Mato Grosso. (Photo: Embrapa) The Embrapa-Cirad hybrid seed production system...

(Photo: William Sta. Clara) It is fair to say that, without a successful hybrid rice program, China would have struggled to achieve its phenomenal growth...