frequently asked questions
What is HRDC?
What does the HRDC do?
Who can be a member?
How can I be a member?
How much is the HRDC membership fee?
Platinum = USD 45,000
Gold = USD 20,000
Green = Voluntary
Who leads HRDC operations and where is their office located?
How is the HRDC structured?
Who are significant HRDC partners around the globe?
What kind of germplasm is shared with HRDC members?
Who would be responsible for securing import permits to obtain HRDC material in respective countries?
Does HRDC work only on 2-line hybrid rice systems or does it also work on 3-line hybrid rice systems?
Will lines from the old 2-line hybrid rice program be made available to members?
Will the HRDC share B lines with the members?
Will HRDC continue to deliver hybrid rice varieties and invest in testing hybrids, or will it deliver only F2 populations and fixed lines?
What is the approach for high-value shuttle breeding and what are the expected deliverables?
Hybrid Rice Development Consortium
International Rice Research Institute
Los Baños, Philippines
Tel: +63 2 580 5600 or +63 2 845 0563
Fax: +63 2 580 5699 or +63 2 845 0606