Soil has an immense potential in reducing the concentration of greenhouse gas in the atmosphere by storing it. IRRI-OUAT collaborative project on climate-smart...

Sustainable soil management is an integral part of sustainable land management as well as a basis for addressing poverty eradication, agricultural and...

Easy-to-use technologies are reducing farmers’ fertilizer wastage, production cost, and impact on the environment. ...

Conservation agriculture has a vital role to play in sub-Saharan Africa’s food security for a population projected to rise to 2 billion by 2050. ...

 An experiment that has been going on for more than half a century could hold a solution to a nagging concern of feeding an ever-increasing population...

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....

C4 plants such as maize and sorghum have more efficient photosynthesis than C3 plants. The photosynthesis in C3 plants such as rice is not as efficient...

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

In the middle of the 19th century, rice was the economic backbone of Japanese society. Hierarchical ranks of feudal lords were determined by the amount...

Farmers in China applying fertilizer on an aerobic rice field. (Photo: IRRI) As fertilizer prices increase, research and extension often send farmers...