IRRI, BASF develop herbicide-tolerant rice

IRRI, BASF develop herbicide-tolerant rice

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and BASF will develop cytoplasmic male sterile (CMS) and restorer lines with the non-GM Provisia™ trait for herbicide tolerance. The system was developed by BASF and is currently being introduced to IRRI parental lines...
Round table discussion on hybrid rice at Asian Seed Congress 2017

Round table discussion on hybrid rice at Asian Seed Congress 2017

Watch as Dr. Jauhar Ali presents at a special interest session on hybrid rice at the 2017 Asian Seed Congress held in Bangkok, Thailand. Learn more about IRRI’s work on hybrid rice. Other news items Indonesia to host IRRI-IAARD hybrid rice conference Feb 23,...
Boosting rice production in the face of climate change

Boosting rice production in the face of climate change

On 16 November, Dr. Jauhar Ali, hybrid rice breeder at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and coordinator of the Hybrid Rice Development Consortium (HRDC), presented the potential of developing multiple abiotic stress-tolerant hybrid varieties at the...